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Dela Rue

De la Rue, Warren, an English electrician, born in 1815 in Guernsey, was educated in Paris, and became a member of the noted paper manufacturing firm. He had much to do with the Exhibitions of 1851 and 1862, and took part in the International Electric Congress at Paris in 1861. He has been president of the Royal Astronomical Society, of the Chemical Society, and of the London Institution, and in 1878 he became secretary of the Royal Institution. In 1880 he was made corresponding member of the French Academy of Sciences. He has done good work in electricity and in astronomical photography.