Thomas was a precocious child with a phenomenal memory, especially for languages.
- Born: Milverton — 13th June 1773
- Died: London — 10rdMay 1829
- Doctor, natural philosopher and linguist
- Established the wave theory of light
- Fellow of the Royal Society
- Educated: Universities of Edinburgh and Göttingen
(Visited 43 times since 29th April 2015, 1 today.)