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John Couch Adams
Birth: Jun. 5, 1819
Cornwall, England
Death: Jan. 21, 1892
Cambridgeshire, England

Astronomer. He deduced the existence of the planet Neptune in 1845. Although his calculations were given to the Astronomer Royal, the latter did nothing about them, so a German observer was the first to actually spot the planet in 1846. He refused a knighthood in 1847. (bio by: David Conway) 
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  Eliza Bruce Adams (1827 - 1919)*
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Ascension Parish Burial Ground
City of Cambridge
Cambridgeshire, England
Plot: 2D5
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Originally Created by: David Conway
Record added: Nov 07, 2001
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