Henry Alexander Miers

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Pencil drawing of Miers by William Rothenstein, 1917

Sir Henry Alexander Miers, FRS[1] (25 May 1858 – 10 December 1942) was a British mineralogist and crystallographer. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, he was educated at Eton College and Trinity College, Oxford. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1896.[1] He was Professor of Crystallography at the Victoria University of Manchester 1915-1926 and Vice-Chancellor of the University during the same years.[2]


  1. ^ a b Holland, T. H.; Spencer, L. J. (1943). "Henry Alexander Miers". Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society. 4 (12): 368. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1943.0009. 
  2. ^ Charlton, H. B. (1951) Portrait of a University, 1851-1951. Manchester: University Press; pp. 141, 176

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