ernest rutherford

his life story


erenst was born 1871. he was the fourth of his twelve sibleings.he spent most of his time after school milking cows.on the weekends he went swimming with his brothers in the was tight so he started to make things and do good in school. in high school he made a minatrue canon that exploded. he got a degree to attend nelson collgeiate school.


after collge he started as a chemist and a phisiced.he was the first chemist to split the atom. he got a nobel prize for that in 1908. died in 1937.


1. he died of a stragelatied hernia

2. two of his brothers drowned in 1886

3.he was kinted in 1914