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
Burial Lee, London Borough of Lewisham, Greater London, England
Plot South-eastern corner near road
Memorial ID 7448 · 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
  • Added: 5 Dec 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7448
  • 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. 7448, citing Old St. Margaret's Churchyard, Lee, London Borough of Lewisham, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .