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Christophorus Henricus Diedericus Buys Ballot
Birth: Oct. 10, 1817
Kloetinge
Goes Municipality
Zeeland, Netherlands
Death: Feb. 3, 1890
Utrecht
Utrecht Municipality
Utrecht, Netherlands

Scientist. Dutch chemist and meteorologist. Buys-Ballot's law and the Buys Ballot table are named after him. He is best known for his accomplishments in the field of meteorology, specifically the explanation of the direction of air flow in large weather systems and he founded the Royal Dutch Meteorological Institute (KNMI) in 1854. 1873 Buys Ballot became the first chairman of the International Meteorological Committee, a precursor of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).  (bio by: Ilonka) 
 
Burial:
Utrecht Begraafplaats Soestbergen
Utrecht
Utrecht Municipality
Utrecht, Netherlands
Plot: Mausoleum 3 G
 
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Originally Created by: Ilonka
Record added: Sep 13, 2006
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Christophorus Henricus Diedericus Buys Ballot
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Christophorus Henricus Diedericus Buys Ballot
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