Cavendish, Henry (17311810)

Cavendish, Henry, natural philosopher and chemist, born at Nice, of the Devonshire family; devoted his entire life to scientific investigations; the first to analyse the air of the atmosphere, determine the mean density of the earth, discover the composition of water, and ascertain the properties of hydrogen; was an extremely shy, retiring man; born rich and died rich, leaving over a million sterling (17311810).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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