Augustus De Morgan

1806 - 1871

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Augustus De Morgan (27 June 1806 – 18 March 1871) was a British mathematician and logician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Augustus De Morgan has received more than 488,715 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Augustus De Morgan is the 91st most popular mathematician (down from 90th in 2019), the 49th most popular biography from India and the 4th most popular Indian Mathematician.

Augustus de Morgan was a mathematician and logician who is most famous for his contributions to logic and algebra. He is credited with the invention of the de Morgan's Laws, which are used in the study of Boolean algebra.

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Among mathematicians, Augustus De Morgan ranks 91 out of 828Before him are Felix Klein, Adrien-Marie Legendre, Christian Goldbach, Bonaventura Cavalieri, Guillaume de l'Hôpital, and Pierre Louis Maupertuis. After him are Alexander Friedmann, Paul Erdős, Anthemius of Tralles, Isaac Barrow, János Bolyai, and Alexander Grothendieck.

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Among people born in 1806, Augustus De Morgan ranks 3Before him are John Stuart Mill and Max Stirner. After him are Benito Juárez, Catherine Labouré, Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies, William Webb Ellis, Emilia Plater, Omar Pasha, Alexander Karađorđević, Prince of Serbia, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, and Pierre Guillaume Frédéric le Play. Among people deceased in 1871, Augustus De Morgan ranks 5Before him are Charles Babbage, Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan, John Herschel, and Daniel Auber. After him are Michael Thonet, Princess Maria Annunciata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Louise of the Netherlands, Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin, Omar Pasha, Wilhelm Weitling, and Wilhelm von Tegetthoff.

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Among people born in India, Augustus De Morgan ranks 49 out of 1,227Before him are Julie Christie (1940), Sariputta (-568), Vallabhbhai Patel (1875), Sita (null), Ghalib (1797), and Salman Rushdie (1947). After him are Mahākāśyapa (-550), Tipu Sultan (1750), Mumtaz Mahal (1593), Narendra Modi (1950), Zubin Mehta (1936), and Bal Gangadhar Tilak (1856).


Among mathematicians born in India, Augustus De Morgan ranks 4Before him are Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887), Brahmagupta (598), and Bhāskara II (1114). After him are S. R. Ranganathan (1892), Madhava of Sangamagrama (1350), Jai Singh II (1688), Bhāskara I (600), Nilakantha Somayaji (1444), D. R. Kaprekar (1905), S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan (1940), and J. H. C. Whitehead (1904).