Priestley, Joseph (17331804)

Priestley, Joseph, a Socinian divine, born near Leeds; wrote in defence of Socinianism, and in defence of Christianity; gave himself to physical research, particularly pneumatic chemistry; is claimed as the discoverer of oxygen; sympathised with the French Revolution; was mobbed, and had to flee to America, where he died, believing in immortality despite his materialistic philosophy (17331804).

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

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