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Thomas Young (13 June 1773 – 10 May 1829) was an English scientist, researcher, physician and polymath. In addition to contributing to the fields of optics, physics and physiology. He wrote articles on linguistics and egyptology for Encyclopædia Britannica. (Read more...)

Mid-nineteenth century engraving by Henry Adlard after a portrait by Thomas Lawrence