George Green
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Born in Sneiton, Nottinghamshire
Born on 14th of July 1793
Died in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Died on 31st of May 1841

Born 1793. Died 1841 - Mathematician and physicist.

Was largely self-taught. Wrote An Essay on the Application of Mathematical Analysis to the Theories of Electricity and Magnetism (1828). Ran his fatherís mill until he entered Cambridge at the age of 40. Stayed on after his graduation at Gonville and Caius College and wrote on optics, acoustics, and hydrodynamics. The George Green Library at the University of Nottingham is named after him.

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