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Abel, Sir Frederick Augustus, C.B.
Hon. Sc.D. 1888.
Rede Lecturer, 1888.
F.R.S., 1860.
D.C.L. (Oxford) 1883.
Chemist to the War Department at Woolwich.
Chief official authority on explosives.
Invented cordite, 1889.
K.C.B., 1891.
Created Bart., 1893.
G.C.V.O., 1901.
Died Sept. 6, 1902.
(D.N.B., 2nd Suppl.)
Sir Frederick Augustus ABEL, C.B.
Approx. lifespan: 1870–1902
Hon. ScD 1888
Rede Lecturer: 1888
FRS 1860
DCL Oxford 1883
Chemist to: : War Department Woolwich, [London],
Chief official authority on explosives:
Invented cordite: 1889
KCB 1891
Created Bart. 1893
GCVO 1901
d. 1902:09:06
( D.N.B ., 2 nd Suppl .)