James Millar

Scientist, Deceased Person

1762 – 1827

67 Views

Who was James Millar?

James Millar FRSE FRCPE was a Scottish physician, natural scientist and author. He edited the fourth and fifth editions of the Encyclopædia Britannica.

Although a good writer on scientific topics, he was deemed a poor chief editor of the Britannica, being "slow and dilatory and not well qualified".

We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Born
1762
Scotland
Nationality
  • Scotland
Profession
Education
  • University of Glasgow
Died
1827

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"James Millar." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 6 Dec. 2021. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/james_millar>.

Discuss this James Millar biography with the community:

0 Comments


    Browse Biographies.net