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William Oughtred

Mathematician, Inventor (5-Mar-1574 — 30-Jun-1660)


Florian Cajori. William Oughtred: A Great Seventeenth-Century Teacher of Mathematics. Chicago, IL: Open Court Publishing Company. 1916. 100pp.


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  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1113)

  6. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.76b)

  7. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.381)

  8. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.368)

  9. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.391)

  10. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.140)

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