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ID: 500234957
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500234957

 
Record Type: Person
Rumford, Benjamin Thompson, Count (British philosopher, physicist, 1753-1814, American born)

Note: American-born British physicist and inventor who countered existing theories on physics, especially in the area of thermodynamics.

Names:
Rumford, Benjamin Thompson, Count (preferred,V)
Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford (V,display)
Rumford, Benjamin, Graf von (V,LC)
Benjamin, Reichsgraf von Rumford (V)
Rumford, Benjamin, Count (V)
Benjamin Rumford Graf von (V)
Thompson, Sir Benjamin (V)
Rumford, Benjamin, comte de (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
American

Roles:
physicist (preferred)
inventor
philosopher
philanthropist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Woburn (Middlesex county, Massachusetts, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
active:   Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Non-Artists
 ........  Rumford, Benjamin Thompson, Count (I,U)

Biographies:
(British philosopher, physicist, 1753-1814, American born) ..... [VP Preferred]
(inventor, 1753-1814) ..... [AVERY]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Benjamin, Reichsgraf von Rumford ........ [VP]
...............................................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Benjamin Rumford Graf von ........ [AVERY, VP]
.................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford ........ [VP]
................................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Rumford, Benjamin, comte de ........ [AVERY, VP]
....................................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
Rumford, Benjamin, Count ........ [VP]
.................................................  DNB: Oxford National Biography [online] (2004-) accessed 3 May 2011
Rumford, Benjamin, Graf von ........ [AVERY Preferred, VP]
.....................................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.....................................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 79060711
Rumford, Benjamin Thompson, Count ........ [VP]
..................................................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Thompson, Sir Benjamin ........ [AVERY, VP]
.............................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.............................................  DNB: Oxford National Biography [online] (2004-) accessed 3 May 2011

Subject: ........ [AVERY, Gallery Systems, VP]
....................  DNB: Oxford National Biography [online] (2004-) accessed 3 May 2011
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n79060711
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n79060711
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
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