Edmond Halley

Edmond Halley

Birth
Shoreditch, London Borough of Hackney, Greater London, England
Death 14 Jan 1742 (aged 85)
Greenwich, Royal Borough of Greenwich, Greater London, England
Memorial Site* Greenwich, Royal Borough of Greenwich, Greater London, England

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Plot His orginal gravestone is set in the wall of the Observatory
Memorial ID 5971232 · 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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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: David Conway
  • Added: 19 Nov 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5971232
  • 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. 5971232, citing Royal Observatory, Greenwich, Royal Borough of Greenwich, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .