Charles Wyville Thomson
Died aged c. 52
Sir Charles Wyville Thomson FRSE FRS FLS FGS FZS (5 March 1830 – 10 March 1882) was a Scottish natural historian and marine zoologist. He served as the chief scientist on the Challenger expedition; his work there revolutionized oceanography and led to his knighthood.DbPedia
Commemorated on 1 plaque
In honour of Sir Charles Wyville Thomson 1830 - 1882. Founder of oceanography, Professor of Natural History (1870 - 1882), alumnus of the University.
Ashworth Building, Charlotte Auerbach Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom where they was