Rt Hon. Viscount Frederick Lindemann CH PC FRS

Fellow of the Royal Society, physicist, 1st Baron Cherwell (1941-1957), Privy Counsellor (from 1943), Companion of Honour (from 1953), and 1st Viscount Cherwell (from 1956)

Died aged c. 71

Frederick Alexander Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell, CH, PC, FRS (5 April 1886 – 3 July 1957), pronounced /ˈtʃɑːrwɛl/ CHAR-well, was an English physicist and an influential scientific adviser to the British government from the early 1940s to the early 1950s, particularly to Winston Churchill. He advocated the "area" bombing of German cities during the Second World War and doubted the sophistication of Nazi Germany's radar technology and the existence of its "V" weapons programme.

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Frederick Lindemann FRS (Lord Cherwell) Physicist 1886-1957 Lived on this site

The Sidholme Hotel, Elysian Fields, Sidmouth, United Kingdom where they lived