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date: 26 February 2020

Herapath, Johnlocked

(1790–1868)
  • Keith Hutchison

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Herapath, John (1790–1868), mathematical physicist and journalist, was born on 30 May 1790 at Bristol, the son of a maltster. He initially took up his father's trade, but later began teaching mathematics, first at Knowle Hill, Bristol, then from 1820 at Cranford, Middlesex...

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Gentleman's Magazine
Royal Society, London