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Peacock, Georgelocked

(1791–1858)
  • Harvey W. Becher

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Peacock, George (1791–1858), mathematician and university reformer, was born on 9 April 1791 at Thornton Hall, Denton, near Darlington, co. Durham, one of eight children and the youngest of five sons of Thomas Peacock, perpetual curate and schoolmaster at Denton. He attended Sedbergh School...

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