George Gabriel Stokes

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1819 Born
1855 Appointed Lecturer in Physics to the School of Mines
1859 Resigned
1849–1899 Lucasian Professor, Cambridge
1851 F.R.S.
1852 Rumford Medal
1969 President of the British Association
1885–1890 President of the Royal Society of London
1889 Baronet
1893 Copley Medal
1903 Died
1903 Died

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Register R.S.M. 1896, p xciii

Memoir and Scientific Correspondence, J. Larmor (1907) (2 vols).

Proceedings Royal Society Vol. LXXV (1905) pp. 199-216

Barry, C.M. Truth above all things: G. G. Stokes. Irish Philosophy

Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet — Wikipedia article (contains many references)

George Gabriel Stokes: Life, Science and Faith. Edited by Mark McCartney, Andrew Whitaker, and Alastair Wood. OUP, 2019.