Dr. George Forbes, F.R.S.


DR. GEORGE FORBES, who died at Worthing on October 22 at eighty-seven years of age, was a well-known electrical engineer in the early days of electric lighting and electrical transmission of power. He was a man of great versatility, and in addition to electrical engineering work he did much useful physical research and was also greatly interested in astronomy. He was an intimate friend of the late Sir David Gill, formerly H.M. Astronomer at the Cape of Good Hope.


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F., J. Dr. George Forbes, F.R.S.. Nature 138, 830–831 (1936). https://doi.org/10.1038/138830a0

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