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John Wallis
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Born in Ashford, Kent
Born on 23rd of November 1616
Died on 28th of October 1703

Born 1616. Died 1703 - English mathematician.


Studied at Cambridge and took holy orders. In 1649 became Savilian Professor of Geometry at Oxford. Wrote on numerous mathematical subjects as well as theology and teaching of the deaf and dumb. One of the founders of the Royal Society.

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