Benjamin Thompson

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Benjamin Thompson

Physicist and Inventor, aka Count Rumford


    Benjamin "Count Rumford" Thompson

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    • Birth Date:
    • 26 Mar 1753 
    • Birth Location:
    • Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts 
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    • Death Date:
    • 21 Aug 1814 
    • Death Location:
    • Paris, France 
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    • Burial Location:
    • Auteuil Cemetery, Paris, France 
    • Notes: 
    • Physicist and inventor best known for his work in thermodynamics.

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  • Sources for Benjamin "Count Rumford" Thompson

    • 1 Thompson, Rev. Leander, Memorial of James Thompson, of Charlestown, Mass., 1630-1642, and Woburn, Mass., 1642-1682; and Eight Generations . . ., Boston: Press of L. Barta and Co. (1887), 43, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 2 Wheeler, Florence E., John Chapman's Line of Descent from Edward Chapman of Ipswich, Columbus, Ohio: (excerpted from the Ohio Archaeological and Historical Quarterly, vol. 48, no. 1, Jan 1939), 32, Heritage Quest (Digital Library).