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Abbott, Col Herbert Edward Stacy, (6 April 1855–13 June 1939)  

CBE 1919; DSO 1896, late RE, retired

Born Calcutta, 6 April 1855; s of late Gen. H. E. S. Abbott, Bengal Infantry; m 1881, Mary, ...

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Abel, Prof. Edward William, (3 Dec. 1931–19 April 2021), Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Exeter, 1972–97, then Emeritus (Head of Department of Chemistry, 1977–88; Deputy Vice-Chancellor, 1991–94)  

CBE 1997; PhD, DSc; FRSC

Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Exeter, 1972–97, then Emeritus (Head of Department of Chemistry, 1977–88; Deputy Vice-Chancellor, 1991–94)

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Abell, Prof. Christopher, (11 Nov. 1957–26 Oct. 2020), Professor of Biological Chemistry, since 2002, and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, since 2016, University of Cambridge; Fellow, since 1986, and Todd-Hamied Fellow, since 1997, Christ’s College, Cambridge  

PhD; FRS 2016; FMedSci

Professor of Biological Chemistry, since 2002, and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, since 2016, University of Cambridge; Fellow, since 1986, and Todd-Hamied Fellow, since 1997, Christ’s College, Cambridge

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Aberconway, 3rd Baron, (Charles Melville McLaren) (16 April 1913–4 Feb. 2003)  

Born 16 April 1913; e s of 2nd Baron Aberconway, CBE, LLD and Christabel (d 1974), y d of Sir Melville Macnaghten, CB; ...

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Abrahams, Prof. (Ian) David, (born 15 Jan. 1958), Professor of Applied Mathematics, University of Cambridge, since 2021 (N. M. Rothschild and Sons Professor of Mathematical Sciences and Director, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, 2016–21); Fellow, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, since 2016  

PhD; FRSE

Professor of Applied Mathematics, University of Cambridge, since 2021 (N. M. Rothschild and Sons Professor of Mathematical Sciences and Director, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, 2016–21); Fellow, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, since 2016

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Abrikosov, Alexei Alexeyevich, (25 June 1928–29 March 2017), Distinguished Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory, since 1991  

DS

Born Moscow 25 June 1928; s of Alexei Ivanovich Abrikosov and Fanny Davidovna (Vulf) Abrikosov; m 1977, Svetlana Yuriyevna Bun-kova; two s one d...

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Achtman, Prof. Mark, (born 30 Sept. 1943), Professor of Bacterial Population Genetics, University of Warwick, since 2013  

PhD, Dr hab.; FRS 2015

Professor of Bacterial Population Genetics, University of Warwick, since 2013

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Ackroyd, Sir John (Robert Whyte), (2 March 1932–30 Aug. 1995)  

2nd Bt cr 1956, of Dewsbury, West Riding of Yorkshire

Born 2 March 1932; s of Sir Cuthbert Lowell Ackroyd, 1st Bt, and Joyce Wallace (...

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Acland, Engr-Rear-Adm. Edward Leopold Dyke, (7 Dec. 1878–11 March 1968)  

CB 1937; MVO 1913

Born 7 Dec. 1878; e s of late Rev. Henry Dyke Acland and Adelaide, d of late Richard Vaughan Davis; m...

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Adam, Brian James, (10 June 1948–25 April 2013), Member (SNP) Aberdeen Donside, Scottish Parliament, since 2011 (North East Scotland, 1999–2003, Aberdeen North, 2003–11)  

Born 10 June 1948; s of James Pirie Adam and Isabel Adam (née Geddes); m 1975, Dorothy McKillip Mann; four s one d; died 25 April 2013

Member (SNP) Aberdeen Donside, Scottish Parliament, since ...

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Adam, Gordon Johnston, (born 28 March 1934), Member (Lab) North East Region, England, European Parliament, Feb. 2000–2004  

PhD

Member (Lab) North East Region, England, European Parliament, Feb. 2000–2004

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Adam, J. Millen, (1853–17 May 1941), sole partner of the firm J. M. Adam & Co. engineers  

FRSA

Born Glasgow, 1853; s of John Adam, bleacher; m 1st, 1885, Isabel, d of William Angus, Fellow of the Educational Institute of Scotland, and sometime Secretary of the Institute; no ...

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Adams, Prof. Alfred Rodney, (born 11 Nov. 1939), Professor of Physics, 1987–2003, Distinguished Professor of Physics, 2003–08, University of Surrey, now Emeritus  

FRS 1996

Professor of Physics, 1987–2003, Distinguished Professor of Physics, 2003–08, University of Surrey, now Emeritus

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Adams, Henry, (24 March 1846–13 Aug. 1935)  

Consulting Engineer, MInstCE, MIMechE, FSI, FRIBA; FRSanI

Born 24 March 1846; e s of J. H. Adams, North London Railway, g s of J. S. Adams of East and West India Docks, and head of family of Adams of East Anglia; twice ...

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Adams, Walter Sydney, (20 Dec. 1876–11 May 1956)  

AM, DSc, LLD retd

Born Antioch, N. Syria, 20 Dec. 1876; s of Lucien H. Adams; m 1st, 1910, Lillian M. Wickham (d 1920...

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Adamson-Macedo, Prof. Emeritus Colin, (23 Nov. 1922–29 March 2005), engineering and higher education consultant  

DSc; FIEE

Born 23 Nov. 1922; British; m 1946, Janet Marjory Conyers; one d (one s decd); m 1983, Dr Elvidina Nabuco Macedo; one s (two step s decd); died...

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Addams Williams, Christopher, (2 April 1877–16 April 1944)  

CIE 1916

Born 2 April 1877; died 16 April 1944

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Addison, Maj.-Gen. George Henry, (13 May 1876–5 Feb. 1964)  

CB 1933; CMG 1918; DSO 1915; late RE

Born 13 May 1876; s of Lt-Col G. W. Addison, RE; m 1905, Margaret (d 1946...

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Aderin-Pocock, Dr Margaret Ebunoluwa, (born 9 March 1968), Managing Director, Science Innovation Ltd, since 2004  

MBE 2009

Managing Director, Science Innovation Ltd, since 2004

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Adler, George Fritz Werner, (12 Jan. 1926–17 Nov. 2002), Director of Research, British Hydromechanics Research Association, 1971–86  

OBE 1982; FREng; FIMechE; FICE

Born 12 Jan. 1926; s of Fritz Jacob Sigismund Adler and Hildegard Julie Adler (née Lippmann); m 1949, June Moonaheim Margaret Nash; three ...