Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
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Christie, William Henry Mahoney

  • David W. Dewhirst
Reference work entry

BornWoolwich, England, 1 October 1845

Died at sea, en route to Morocco, 22 January 1922
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Selected References

  1. Dyson, F. W. (1923). “Sir William Christie, 1845–1922.” Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A 102: xi–xvi.Google Scholar
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  3. Meadows, A. J. (2004). “Christie, Sir William Henry Mahoney.” In Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, edited by H. C. G. Mathew and Brian Harrison. Vol. 11, pp. 546–548. Oxford: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David W. Dewhirst
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  1. 1.CambridgeUK