Ernest Rutherford (1871-1637)

The Right Honourable
The Lord Rutherford of Nelson
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President of the Royal Society
In office
Preceded by Sir Charles Scott Sherrington
Succeeded by Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins
Personal details
Born 30 August 1871
Brightwater, Tasman District, New Zealand
Died 19 October 1937 (aged 66)
Cambridge, England, UK
Citizenship British subject
Nationality New Zealander
Residence New Zealand, United Kingdom
Scientific career
Fields Physics and Chemistry
Institutions McGill University
University of Manchester
University of Cambridge
Alma mater University of Canterbury
University of Cambridge
Academic advisors Alexander Bickerton
J. J. Thomson
Doctoral students
Other notable students
Known for
Influenced Henry Moseley
Hans Geiger
Albert Beaumont Wood
Notable awards

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