John Milne

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Birthday
30, 1850
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 31, 1913 (62)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
30, 1850
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 31, 1913 (62)

About

Geologist, anthropologist, and engineer who invented the seismograph. He also studied and advanced research in the prehistoric peoples of Japan.

Before Fame

He traveled from Newfoundland to Funk Island to Arabia, doing mineral analysis along the way.

Trivia

While working as a mining engineer searching Newfoundland and Labrador for coal, he wrote papers on geology.

Family Life

His father was named John Sr. and he was an only child.

Associated With

He was one of the few people, along with Clint Eastwood, to be awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Third Class.