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Bragg(brăg), Braxton 1817-1876.
American Confederate general in the Civil War who was defeated in the Chattanooga Campaign (1863).
Bragg, Sir William Henry 1862-1942.
British physicist. He shared a 1915 Nobel Prize with his son, Australian-born Sir William Lawrence Bragg (1890-1971), for using x-rays to analyze the structure of crystals.
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1. (Biography) Billy. born 1957, British rock singer and songwriter, noted for his political protest songs; recordings include Between the Wars (1985), Workers' Playtime (1988), Mermaid Avenue (1998), and England, Half English (2002)
2. (Biography) Melvyn, Baron. born 1939, British novelist, broadcaster, and television executive; presenter of The South Bank Show since 1978
3. (Biography) Sir William Henry. 1862–1942, British physicist, who shared a Nobel prize for physics (1915) with his son, for their study of crystal structures by means of X-rays
4. (Biography) his son, Sir (William) Lawrence, 1890–1971, British physicist
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1. Braxton, 1817–76, Confederate general in the U.S. Civil War.
2. Sir William Henry, 1862–1942, and his son, Sir William Lawrence, 1890–1971, English physicists: Nobel prize winners 1915.
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