James Gregory

1638 - 1675

James Gregory

James Gregory FRS (November 1638 – October 1675) was a Scottish mathematician and astronomer. His surname is sometimes spelled as Gregorie, the original Scottish spelling. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Gregory has received more than 18,786 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 185th most popular mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, James Gregory ranks 185 out of 746Before him are Vladimir Arnold, Antoine Augustin Cournot, Menelaus of Alexandria, Jakob Steiner, Michel Chasles, and Conon of Samos. After him are André Weil, Pedro Nunes, Abu Maʿshar, Hermann Grassmann, Simplicius of Cilicia, and Giovanni Ceva.

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Among people born in 1638, James Gregory ranks 9Before him are Maria Theresa of Spain, Nicolas Steno, Nicolas Malebranche, Catherine of Braganza, Emperor Go-Sai, and Olympia Mancini, Countess of Soissons. After him are Meindert Hobbema, Carlo Fontana, Christoph Cellarius, Elisabetta Sirani, Ernst Rüdiger von Starhemberg, and Frederik Ruysch. Among people deceased in 1675, James Gregory ranks 5Before him are Johannes Vermeer, Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Viscount of Turenne, Gerrit Dou, and Charles Emmanuel II, Duke of Savoy. After him are Gilles de Roberval, Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha, Thomas Willis, Charles IV, Duke of Lorraine, Amalia of Solms-Braunfels, Allaert van Everdingen, and Leopoldo de' Medici.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James Gregory ranks 846 out of 5,347Before him are Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (1982), Kenny Dalglish (1951), Norman Angell (1872), Elizabeth Gaskell (1810), Francis Hutcheson (1694), and Guthrum (830). After him are Matthew Lewis (1775), Bill Wyman (1936), Tom Wilkinson (1948), Colin Chapman (1928), Duncan I of Scotland (1001), and Lady Mary Victoria Douglas-Hamilton (1850).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United Kingdom

Among mathematicians born in United Kingdom, James Gregory ranks 19Before him are Colin Maclaurin (1698), Robert Grosseteste (1175), Andrew Wiles (1953), William Oughtred (1574), James Joseph Sylvester (1814), and Arthur Cayley (1821). After him are John Horton Conway (1937), Thomas Simpson (1710), John Edensor Littlewood (1885), Henry Briggs (1561), John Wilkins (1614), and Johannes de Sacrobosco (1195).

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