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date: 24 February 2020

Brouncker, William, second Viscount Brouncker of Lyonslocked

(1620–1684)
  • G. S. McIntyre

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Brouncker, William, second Viscount Brouncker of Lyons (1620–1684), mathematician and first president of the Royal Society of London, was born at Newcastle Lyons, co. Dublin in 1620, probably in April, the eldest son of Sir William Brouncker (1585–1645), gentleman of the privy chamber to ...

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