Francis Bacon

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Francis Bacon

Birth
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Death 4 Apr 1626 (aged 65)
Highgate, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England
Burial St Albans, St Albans District, Hertfordshire, England
Memorial ID 5971346 · View Source
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Philosopher, Lord Chancellor of England. Alleged by some to have been the writer of Shakespeare's plays. Notable works include 'On the Advancement of Learning,' an early attempt at an encyclopedia. Died after catching bronchitis when stuffing a chicken with snow to see whether it would be preserved, thus anticipating frozen food.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: David Conway
  • Added: 19 Nov 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5971346
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Francis Bacon (22 Jan 1561–4 Apr 1626), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5971346, citing St Michael Churchyard, St Albans, St Albans District, Hertfordshire, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .