George Salmon

1819 - 1904

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Rev Prof George Salmon DD FBA FRS FRSE LLD (25 September 1819 – 22 January 1904) was a distinguished and influential Irish mathematician and Anglican theologian. After working in algebraic geometry for two decades, Salmon devoted the last forty years of his life to theology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Salmon has received more than 57,863 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. George Salmon is the 746th most popular mathematician, the 246th most popular biography from Ireland and the 5th most popular Irish Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, George Salmon ranks 746 out of 828Before him are Georges de Rham, Svetlana Gannushkina, Barry Mazur, Henri Padé, Giuseppe Veronese, and I. J. Good. After him are Hans Lewy, Richard Garfield, S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan, Mark Kac, Marshall Harvey Stone, and Luis Caffarelli.

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Among people born in 1819, George Salmon ranks 81Before him are Ion Emanuel Florescu, Alexandru G. Golescu, Yakov Polonsky, Monier Monier-Williams, Joaquín Jovellar y Soler, and James Spriggs Payne. After him are William Rosecrans, Henry Tate, and John W. Geary. Among people deceased in 1904, George Salmon ranks 76Before him are Nikolay Mikhaylovsky, Otto von Böhtlingk, Manuel Candamo, Karl Alfred von Zittel, Fyodor Bredikhin, and Richard Knill Freeman. After him are Isaac Roberts, John Brown Gordon, John Bell Hatcher, and Charles Foster.

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Among people born in Ireland, George Salmon ranks 246 out of 460Before him are Alison Doody (1966), Mary Ward (1827), John McKenna (1855), Diarmait Mac Murchada (1110), Eoin O'Duffy (1890), and John O'Shea (1981). After him are Tom Crean (1877), Cecelia Ahern (1981), Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe (1865), Tim Ahearne (1885), Ronan Keating (1977), and Michael McElhatton (1963).


Among mathematicians born in Ireland, George Salmon ranks 5Before him are Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet (1819), Vergilius of Salzburg (700), Alicia Boole Stott (1860), and William Brouncker, 2nd Viscount Brouncker (1620).