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Augustus De Morgan

1806 - 1871

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Augustus De Morgan was a British mathematician and logician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Augustus De Morgan has received more than 599,021 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Augustus De Morgan is the 77th most popular mathematician (up from 91st in 2019), the 51st most popular biography from India (down from 49th in 2019) 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 77 out of 823Before him are Zhang Heng, Katherine Johnson, Urbain Le Verrier, Giuseppe Peano, Andrey Kolmogorov, and Richard Dedekind. After him are Regiomontanus, Alexander Grothendieck, Ctesibius, Friedrich Bessel, Pappus of Alexandria, and Johann Heinrich Lambert.

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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 Catherine Labouré, Benito Juárez, Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies, Emilia Plater, Alexander Karađorđević, Prince of Serbia, Omar Pasha, William Webb Ellis, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, and Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller. Among people deceased in 1871, Augustus De Morgan ranks 4Before him are Charles Babbage, Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan, and John Herschel. After him are Daniel Auber, Michael Thonet, Princess Maria Annunciata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Louise of the Netherlands, Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin, Omar Pasha, Wilhelm von Tegetthoff, and Sigismond Thalberg.

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Among people born in India, Augustus De Morgan ranks 51 out of 1,493Before him are Bhāskara II (1114), Meera (1498), Amir Khusrow (1253), Mohammed Nadir Shah (1883), Harsha (590), and Tipu Sultan (1750). After him are Salman Rushdie (1947), Bal Gangadhar Tilak (1856), Zubin Mehta (1936), William Makepeace Thackeray (1811), Vallabhbhai Patel (1875), and Savitribai Phule (1831).


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), Bhāskara I (600), Jai Singh II (1688), Nilakantha Somayaji (1444), Sulochana Gadgil (1944), D. R. Kaprekar (1905), and S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan (1940).