Christopher Hinton
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Born in Tisbury, Wiltshire
Born on 12th of May 1901
Died on 22nd of June 1983

Born 1901. Died 1983 - English nuclear engineer.

Won a scholarship to Cambridge. Supervised explosives filling stations during WWII. Constructed the world’s first large-scale commercial atomic power station at Calder Hall in Cumbria, opened in 1956. Knighted in 1951, given a life peerage in 1965.

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