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George Boole
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Born in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Born on 2nd of November 1815
Died on 8th of December 1864

Born 1815. Died 1864 - English mathematician and logician.


Largely self-taught. Appointed Professor of Mathematics at Cork University in 1849. Pioneer of modern symbolic logic.

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