Florian Cajori Born: 28Feb1859 Birthplace: St. Aignan, Switzerland Died: 14Aug1930 Location of death: Berkeley, CA Cause of death: unspecified
Gender: Male Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Historian Nationality: United States Executive summary: A History of Mathematics University: PhD, Tulane University Professor: Tulane University (188588) Professor: Colorado College (18891918) Administrator: Dean, Department of Engineering, Colorado College (190318) Professor: Professor of Mathematics, University of California at Berkeley (1918)
Author of books:
The Teaching and History of Mathematics in the United States (1890) A History of Mathematics (1894) A History of Physics in Its Elementary Branches (1899) An Introduction to the Theory of Equations (1904) A History of the Logarithmic Slide Rule and Allied Instruments (1909) William Oughtred: A Great SeventeenthCentury Teacher of Mathematics (1916, biography) A History of Mathematics (1919, 2nd ed.) A History of the Conceptions of Limits and Fluxions in Great Britain from Newton to Woodhouse (1919) A History of Mathematical Notations (192829, 2 vols.) The Chequered Career of Ferdinand Rudolph Hassler (1929, biography)
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