Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, OM, FRS (/ˈrʌsəl/; 18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970) was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic and polit...
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James Joseph Sylvester
James Joseph Sylvester FRS (3 September 1814 – 15 March 1897) was an English mathematician. He made fundamental contributions to matrix theory, invariant theory, number theory, partition theory a...
Charles James Hargreave
Charles James Hargreave (December 1820 – 23 April 1866) was an English judge and mathematician.
The eldest son of James Hargreave, woollen manufacturer, he was born at Wortley, Leeds, Yorkshi...
George Ballard Mathews
George Ballard Mathews, FRS (23 February 1861 — 19 March 1922) was an English mathematician.He was born in London. He studied at the Ludlow Grammar School which had instruction in Hebrew and Sanscrit ...
William Kingdon Clifford
William Kingdon Clifford FRS (4 May 1845 – 3 March 1879) was an English mathematician and philosopher. Building on the work of Hermann Grassmann, he introduced what is now termed geometric algebra, a...
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Richard Pendlebury
Richard Pendlebury (1847, Liverpool – 1902) was a British mathematician, musician, bibliophile and mountaineer.He went up to St John's College, Cambridge in 1866 and graduated senior wrangler i...
Alfred Young
Alfred Young, FRS (16 April 1873 – 15 December 1940) was a British mathematician.He was born in Widnes, Lancashire, England and educated at Monkton Combe School in Somerset and Clare College, Cambridg...
Henry William Watson
Rev. Henry William Watson (25 February 1827, Marylebone, London – 11 January 1903, Berkswell near Coventry) was a mathematician and author of a number of mathematics books. He was a Cam...
Bartholomew Price
Bartholomew Price (1818 – 29 December 1898) was an English mathematician and educator.
He was born at Coln St Denis, Gloucestershire, in 1818. He was educated at Pembroke College, Oxford, of which...
George Peacock
George Peacock (9 April 1791 – 8 November 1858) was an English mathematician.
Peacock was born on 9 April 1791 at Thornton Hall, Denton, near Darlington, County Durham. His father, the Rev. Thomas...
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John William Norie
John William Norie (1772 in London – 1843), was a mathematician, hydrographer, chart maker and publisher of nautical books most famous for his Epitome of Practical Navigation (1805) which became...
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George Harvey (FRS)
George Harvey (died 1834) was an English mathematician, now known for his scientific and engineering writings, on meteorology, ship building, and colour blindness.
Harvey was based in Plymouth, wh...
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Philip Kelland
Philip Kelland (17 October 1808—8 May 1879) was an English mathematician. He was known mainly for his great influence on the development of education in Scotland.
Kelland was born in 1808 in Duns...
Philippa Fawcett
Philippa Garrett Fawcett (4 April 1868 - 10 June 1948) was an English mathematician and educationalist.
She was the daughter of the suffragist Millicent Fawcett and of Henry Fawcett MP, Professor ...
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The Great Exhibition
The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations or The Great Exhibition, sometimes referred to as the Crystal Palace Exhibition in reference to the temporary structure in which it was hel...
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Bertrand Russell's views on philosophy
The aspects of Bertrand Russell views on philosophy cover the changing viewpoints of philosopher and mathematician Bertrand Russell (1872–1970), from his early writings in 1896 until his death in Febr...
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John Greig (mathematician)
John Greig (1759–1819) was an English mathematician. He died at Somers Town, London, on 19 January 1819, aged 60.
He taught mathematics and wrote:
Henry Wilbraham
Henry Wilbraham (July 25, 1825 – February 13, 1883) was an English mathematician. He is known for discovering and explaining the Gibbs phenomenon nearly fifty years before J. Willard Gibbs did. Gibb...
Babbage (programming language)
Babbage is the high level assembly language for the GEC 4000 series minicomputers. It was named after Charles Babbage, an English computing pioneer.
Difference engine
A difference engine is an automatic mechanical calculator designed to tabulate polynomial functions. The name derives from the method of divided differences, a way to interpolate or tabulate functions...
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Mary Everest Boole
Mary Everest Boole (1832, Wickwar, Gloucestershire – 1916) was a self-taught mathematician who is best known as an author of didactic works on mathematics, such as Philosophy and Fun of Algebra, and a...
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James Wood (mathematician)
The Very Reverend James Wood (14 December 1760 – 23 April 1839) was a mathematician, Dean of Ely and Master of St John's College, Cambridge.
Wood was born in Holcombe where his father ran an...
George Atwood
George Atwood (October 1745, London – 11 July 1807, London) was an English mathematician who invented a machine for illustrating the effects of Newton's first law of motion. He was also a renowned che...
All Saints' Church, Daresbury
All Saints' Church, Daresbury, is in the village of Daresbury, Cheshire, England. It is known for its association with Lewis Carroll who is commemorated in its stained glass windows depicting characte...
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Joshua Milne
Joshua Milne (1776–1851), was an English actuary.
He was appointed actuary to the Sun Life Assurance Society on 15 June 1810, and reconstructed the life tables then in use. He gave evidence before...
Thomas Exley
Thomas Exley (9 December 1774 – 17 February 1855) was an English schoolmaster and schoolkeeper, who taught and occasionally published on mathematics, but was better known for advancing controversial s...
Ninth Bridgewater Treatise
The Ninth Bridgewater Treatise was published by Charles Babbage in 1837 as a response to the eight Bridgewater Treatises that the Earl of Bridgewater, Francis Henry Egerton, 8th Earl, had funded and i...
Thomas Shaw Brandreth
Thomas Shaw Brandreth, FRS (24 July 1788 – 27 May 1873) was an English mathematician, inventor and classicist.
Brandreth was the son of a Cheshire physician, Joseph Brandreth. He studied at Eton a...