James Keir

James Keir

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Keir FRS was a Scottish chemist, geologist, industrialist, and inventor, and an important member of the Lunar Society of Birmingham. Keir was born in Stirlingshire, Scotland, in 1735 as the eighteenth child of John and Magdaline Keir. James attended the Royal High School, Edinburgh, and studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh where he met and formed a lasting friendship with Erasmus Darwin. At the age of 22, Keir joined the army and was commissioned into the 61st Regiment. During the seven years' war he was stationed with his regiment in the West Indies. He became lieutenant on, 31 March 1759, captain-lieutenant on 16 May 1766, and captain on 23 June of the same yearshow more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134958387
  • 9786134958387