Benjamin Thompson

Benjamin Thompson bio

Birth Name: Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford

Occupation: Physicist

Place Of Birth: Massachusetts

Date Of Birth: March 26, 1753

Date Of Death: August 21, 1814

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: British

Benjamin Thompson was born on the 26th of March, 1753. He was famous for being a Physicist. Physicist who specialized in thermodynamics who invented thermal underwear and significantly improved the design of kilns used to produce quicklime. He also served as a Lieutenant-Colonel in the Loyalist forces in America during the American Revolutionary War.

Benjamin Thompson was born in Massachusetts. At the age of 13 he was apprenticed to a merchant of nearby Salem and later conducted experiments on heat. In his later life he moved to Bavaria and re-organized it’s army as the Bavarian Army Minister.

Benjamin Thompson was a Aries and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Benjamin Thompson was born in 1750s.

Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Benjamin Thompson’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Benjamin Thompson’s parents.

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Benjamin Thompson was born in the Year of the Rooster.

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REAL NAME: Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford
NICKNAME: Benjamin



Zodiac Sign: Benjamin Thompson was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: Benjamin Thompson was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Benjamin Thompson had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

Benjamin Thompson’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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