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Sir William Robert Grove

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Sir William Robert Grove

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Death 1 Aug 1896 (aged 85)
Burial Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 43229609 View Source
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British scientist inventor and judge. A renowed scientist, he is best remembered as an ardent early advocate of the consevation of energy and was a champion of fuel cell technology. He was the author of "The Correlation of Physical Forces" and invented the Grove gas voltaic battery, which was the ancestor of the fuel cell. He was invested with a coif and knighted in 1872.


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  • Created by: s.canning
  • Added: 18 Oct 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 43229609
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/43229609/william-robert-grove : accessed ), memorial page for Sir William Robert Grove (11 Jul 1811–1 Aug 1896), Find a Grave Memorial ID 43229609, citing Kensal Green Cemetery, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, England ; Maintained by s.canning (contributor 46790899) .