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Anderson, Alexanderlocked

(b. 1581/2?, d. after 1621)
  • A. M. Clerke
  • , revised by Anita McConnell

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Anderson, Alexander (b. 1581/2?, d. after 1621), mathematician, was the son of Gilbert Anderson (d. 1598), merchant, and great-uncle of the renowned mathematician James Gregory (1638–1675). His date of birth is assumed from an engraving of 1617 which depicts him as aged thirty-five. ...

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