Henry Francis Herbert Thompson
Sir Henry Francis Herbert Thompson, 2nd Baronet (2 April 1859 – 26 May 1944) was a British Egyptologist.
Henry Thompson was born in London on 2 April 1859, the son of Sir Henry Thompson, 1st Baronet. He was educated at Marlborough College and Trinity College, Cambridge. After careers in medicine and law (he was admitted to the Inner Temple in 1878 and called to the bar in 1882), he became interested in Egyptology. He was a lecturer and fellow at University College London, and chairman of the Golders Green Crematorium. There is a chair established in his name at Cambridge University; the Sir Herbert Thompson Professor of Egyptology.
- "Thompson, Henry Francis Herbert (THM876HF)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
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