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Thomas Bayes

Born: 1701
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 7-Apr-1761
Location of death: Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Bunhill Fields Cemetery, London, England

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Mathematician, Religion

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Bayes' theorem

Father: Joshua Bayes (Nonconformist minister, b. 1671, d. 1746)
Mother: Anne Carpenter
Sister: Mary (b. 1704, d. 1780)
Brother: John (b. 1705, d. 1743)
Sister: Anne (b. 1706, d. 1788)
Brother: Samuel (b. 1712, d. 1789)
Sister: Rebecca (b. 1717, d. 1799)
Brother: Nathaniel (b. 1722, d. 1764)

    Theological: Theology, University of Edinburgh

    Royal Society 11-Nov-1742

Author of books:
Divine Benevolence, or an Attempt to Prove That the Principal End of the Divine Providence and Government is the Happiness of His Creatures (1731)
An Introduction to the Doctrine of Fluxions, and a Defence of the Mathematicians Against the Objections of the Author of the Analyst (1736, a defense of Isaac Newton)
Essay Towards Solving a Problem in the Doctrine of Chances (1764)


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