Alfred Rupert Hall

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Birthday
26, 1920
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 9, 2009 (88)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
26, 1920
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 9, 2009 (88)

About

English historian best known for collecting the correspondences and papers of influential figures in the scientific community. He was also the first curator of the Whipple Museum of the History of Science, in Cambridge.

Before Fame

He served in World War II and graduated from Christ's College in Cambridge.

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He served as the director of the Wellcome Trust, which funds university courses, for four years.

Family Life

He married Marie Boas in 1959.

Associated With

He collected the unpublished papers and correspondences of Sir Isaac Newton.