Basil Schonland, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Basil Schonland

South African physicist

Date of Birth: 02-Feb-1896

Place of Birth: Makhanda, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Date of Death: 24-Nov-1972

Profession: engineer, physicist, university teacher

Nationality: South Africa

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Basil Schonland

  • Sir Basil Ferdinand Jamieson Schonland OMG CBE FRS (2 February 1896 – 24 November 1972) was noted for his research on lightning, his involvement in the development of radar during World War II and for being the first president of the South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.

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