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date: 20 February 2020

Simpson, Thomaslocked

(1710–1761)
  • Niccolò Guicciardini

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Simpson, Thomas (1710–1761), mathematician, was born on 20 August 1710 at Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, the son of a weaver. It seems that the only formal education he received was from a Richard Smith in a school at Market Bosworth. He moved to Nuneaton, Warwickshire...

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