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Todhunter, Isaaclocked

(1820–1884)
  • J. B. Mullinger
  • , revised by Adrian Rice

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Todhunter, Isaac (1820–1884), mathematician and historian of mathematics, was born on 23 November 1820 in Rye, Sussex, the second son of George Todhunter (c.1792–1825), Congregationalist minister, and his wife, Mary Hume (c.1790–1860). His father's death in 1825 left the family in reduced financial circumstances, and his mother opened a school for girls at ...

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Proceedings of the Royal Society of London
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