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Peter Tait
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Born in Dalkeith, Edinburgh and the Lothians
Born on 28th of April 1831
Died on 4th of July 1901

Born 1831. Died 1901 - Scottish mathematician.

Educated at Edinburgh and Cambridge. Held posts of Professor of Mathematics and of Natural Philosophy. Worked with Lord Kelvin on a Treatise on Natural Philosophy (1867).

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