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...
Henry Atkinson (scientist)
Henry Atkinson (1781–1829) was a British mathematician and astronomer whose interests extended to economics, engineering, and philosophy. Born in West Harle, Northumberland, Atkinson was the son of a ...
Edward Routh
Edward John Routh FRS (/ˈraʊθ/; 20 January 1831 – 7 June 1907), was an English mathematician, noted as the outstanding coach of students preparing for the Mathematical Tripos examination of the Univer...
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Analytical Engine
The Analytical Engine was a proposed mechanical general-purpose computer designed by English mathematician Charles Babbage.It was first described in 1837 as the successor to Babbage's difference engin...
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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...
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...
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...
Babbage (crater)
Babbage is an ancient lunar crater that is located near the northwest limb of the Moon, named after Charles Babbage. It is attached to the southeastern rim of the prominent crater Pythagoras. The crat...
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...
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 Boole
George Boole (/ˈbuːl/; 2 November 1815 – 8 December 1864) was an English mathematician, philosopher and logician. He worked in the fields of differential equations and algebraic logic, and is now...
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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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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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Thomas Kirkman
Thomas Penyngton Kirkman FRS (31 March 1806 – 3 February 1895) was a British mathematician and ordained minister of the Church of England. Despite being primarily a churchman, he maintained an active ...
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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Thomas Myers
Thomas Myers (13 February 1774, Hovingham – 21 April 1834, Blackheath, London) was an English mathematician and geographer.
He was born 13 February 1774, at Hovingham, near York, of a family long ...
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.
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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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...
Ernest Barnes
Ernest William Barnes FRS (1 April 1874 – 29 November 1953) was an English mathematician and scientist who later became a liberal theologian and bishop.He was educated at King Edward's School, Birmin...
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Henry Dudeney
Henry Ernest Dudeney (10 April 1857 – 23 April 1930) was an English author and mathematician who specialised in logic puzzles and mathematical games. He is known as one of the country's foremost creat...
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