1-2 of 2 results  for:

  • Church of England x
  • mathematician x
Clear all

Image

George Boole (1815–1864) by unknown artist, 1847 © National Portrait Gallery, London

Article

Boole, George (1815–1864), mathematician and logician, was born on 2 November 1815 in Lincoln, the eldest of four children of a local tradesman, John Boole (1777–1848), and his wife, Mary Ann (1780–1854). He adopted a love of learning from his father, who was active in the local mechanics' institute, to such an extent that in his teens he was employed as a teacher at schools in ...