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MacMahon, Percy Alexanderlocked

(1854–1929)
  • H. W. Turnbull
  • , revised by A. J. Crilly

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MacMahon, Percy Alexander (1854–1929), mathematician, was born on 26 September 1854 in Malta, the second son of Colonel Patrick William MacMahon and his wife, Ellen, daughter of George Savage Curtis, of Teignmouth. He was sent to Cheltenham College, and in 1871, at the age of sixteen, he entered the ...

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