|Thompson (ˈtɒmpsən, ˈtɒmsən)|
|1.||Benjamin, Count Rumford. 1753--1814, Anglo-American physicist, noted for his work on the nature of heat|
|2.||Daley. born 1958, British athlete: Olympic decathlon champion (1980, 1984)|
|3.||Emma. born 1959, British actress: her films include Howards End (1991), Sense and Sensibility (1996; also wrote screenplay), Primary Colors (1998), and Love Actually (2003)|
|4.||Flora (Jane). 1876--1947, British writer, author of the autobiographical Lark Rise to Candleford (1945)|
|5.||Francis. 1859--1907, British poet, best known for the mystical poem The Hound of Heaven (1893)|
English explorer, geographer, and fur trader in the western parts of what are now Canada and the United States. He was the first white man to explore the Columbia River from source to mouth. His maps of western North America served as a basis for all subsequent ones.
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