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John Wallis

John WallisBorn: 23-Nov-1616
Birthplace: Ashford, Kent, England
Died: 28-Oct-1703
Location of death: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Mathematician

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Arithmetica Infinitorum

Father: Rev. John Wallis
Mother: Joanna Chapman
Wife: Susanna Glyde (m. 14-Mar-1645)

    University: BA, Emmanuel College, Cambridge University (1632-37)
    University: MA, Emmanuel College, Cambridge University (1640)
    Scholar: Queens' College, Cambridge University (1640-44)
    Professor: Savilian Professor of Geometry, Oxford University (1649-1703)

    Royal Society

Is the subject of books:
The Mathematical Work of John Wallis (1616-1703), 1938, BY: Joseph F. Scott

Author of books:
Arithmetica Infinitorum (1655, mathematics)
Mathesis Universalis (1657, mathematics)
Tractatus de Sectionibus Conicis (1659, mathematics)
Mechanica, sive Tractatus de Motu (166971, mathematics, 3 parts)
Treatise on Algebra (1685, mathematics)
Opera Mathematica (1693-99, mathematics, 3 vols.)


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