Luke Howard
(1772-1864)

Died aged c. 92

Luke Howard, FRS (28 November 1772 – 21 March 1864) was a British manufacturing chemist and an amateur meteorologist with broad interests in science. His lasting contribution to science is a nomenclature system for clouds, which he proposed in an 1802 presentation to the Askesian Society.

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Luke Howard 1772-1864 namer of clouds lived and died here

7 Bruce Grove, Tottenham, N17 Harringey, London, United Kingdom where they lived and died (1864)

Luke Howard meteorologist lived at Ackworth Court 1823-1864

Ackworth Court, Ackworth, United Kingdom where they lived (1823-1864)