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Caroline Lucretia Herschel (1750 - bef. 1848)

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Caroline Lucretia Herschel
Born in Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germanymap
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Died before in Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germanymap
Profile last modified 29 Mar 2017 | Created 9 Aug 2014
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Biography

...In 1846, at the age of 96, she was awarded a Gold Medal for Science by the King of Prussia, conveyed to her by Alexander von Humboldt, "in recognition of the valuable services rendered to Astronomy by you, as the fellow-worker of your immortal brother, Sir William Herschel, by discoveries, observations, and laborious calculations"

Sources

wikipedia entry for Caroline Herschel



Acknowledgements

Herschel-15 was created by Hugh Dunkerley through the import of Hugh Dunkerley Family Tree_2014-07-28_01.ged on Jul 28, 2014.



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