Edmond Halley

Edmond Halley

Shoreditch, London Borough of Hackney, Greater London, England
Death 14 Jan 1742 (aged 85)
Greenwich, Royal Borough of Greenwich, Greater London, England
Cenotaph Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
Plot The Cloister
Memorial ID 10247 · View Source
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Astronomer, Scientist. He was the second English Astronomer Royal, a position he held from 1720 until his death, and is best remembered for discovering the comet that bears his name.



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  • Added: 2 Jul 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 10247
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edmond Halley (8 Nov 1656–14 Jan 1742), Find a Grave Memorial no. 10247, citing Westminster Abbey, Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .