Thomson

1753–
Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomson

Thomson was born in 1753, in Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 49

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

Age 62

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 70

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Scottish spelling of Thompson .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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