Joseph John “J.J.” Thomson

Joseph John “J.J.” Thomson

Birth
Cheetham Hill, Metropolitan Borough of Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
Death 30 Aug 1940 (aged 83)
Cambridge, City of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Burial Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 14667060 · View Source
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Physicist, Inventor. He is credited with the discovery of the electron in 1895. Thomson received the 1906 Nobel Prize for Physics, and was knighted in 1908. He served as President of the Royal Society from 1915 to 1920 and Master of Trinity College, Cambrigde 1918 to 1940.

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 14667060
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph John “J.J.” Thomson (18 Dec 1856–30 Aug 1940), Find a Grave Memorial no. 14667060, citing Westminster Abbey, Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .