Edmund Gunter

Edmund Gunter

Edmund Gunter (1581 – 10 December 1626), was an English clergyman, mathematician, geometer and astronomer of Welsh descent. He is best remembered for his mathematical contributions which include the invention of the Gunter's chain, the Gunter's quadrant, and the Gunter's scale. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edmund Gunter has received more than 66,260 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 570th most popular mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Edmund Gunter ranks 570 out of 746Before her are Francis Hauksbee, Oswald Veblen, Aleksey Krylov, Boris Delaunay, Benjamin Peirce, and Olga Taussky-Todd. After her are Mary Cartwright, Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter, Saunders Mac Lane, Henry Dudeney, William Burnside, and Thoralf Skolem.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edmund Gunter ranks 2,516 out of 5,347Before her are Geoff Bent (1932), Brian O'Nolan (1911), Alan Lancaster (1949), Natascha McElhone (1969), Robin Milner (1934), and Harold Kitson (1874). After her are Ian Rankin (1960), Alexander Wilson (1766), Ray Clemence (1948), Edwin of Northumbria (586), Mary Cartwright (null), and George Chapman (1559).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United Kingdom

Among mathematicians born in United Kingdom, Edmund Gunter ranks 57Before her are Harold Jeffreys (1891), Paul Bernays (1888), Sydney Chapman (1888), Thomas Bradwardine (1300), Ian Stewart (1945), and Francis Hauksbee (1660). After her are Mary Cartwright (null), Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter (1907), William Burnside (1852), William Shanks (null), Thomas Henderson (1798), and William Whiston (1667).

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