Thomas Wright

1711 - 1786

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Thomas Wright (22 September 1711 – 25 February 1786) was an English astronomer, mathematician, instrument maker, architect and garden designer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Wright has received more than 16,886 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Thomas Wright is the 378th most popular mathematician (up from 382nd in 2019), the 1,863rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,704th in 2019) and the 36th most popular British Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Thomas Wright ranks 378 out of 828Before him are Peter Ludwig Mejdell Sylow, Jim Simons, Igor Shafarevich, Jesse Douglas, Lars Hörmander, and Sergei Natanovich Bernstein. After him are Richard Hamming, James Stirling, Edward Waring, Alfred Clebsch, Qin Jiushao, and Abū Kāmil Shujāʿ ibn Aslam.

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Among people born in 1711, Thomas Wright ranks 15Before him are Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont, Elisabeth Therese of Lorraine, Ablai Khan, William Boyce, Georg Wilhelm Richmann, and Frederick August I, Duke of Oldenburg. After him are Jean-Joseph de Mondonville, Ignaz Holzbauer, Princess Amelia of Great Britain, Stepan Krasheninnikov, and Shah Jahan III. Among people deceased in 1786, Thomas Wright ranks 12Before him are Franz Benda, Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier, Eva Ekeblad, John Goodricke, Antonio Sacchini, and Tokugawa Ieharu. After him are Pierre Poivre, John Byron, Princess Ernestine of Saxe-Weimar, Princess Amelia of Great Britain, Nathanael Greene, and Gaspar de Portolá.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Thomas Wright ranks 1,863 out of 6,924Before him are Julian Lennon (1963), John Brunner (1934), J. F. C. Fuller (1878), Charlie Hunnam (1980), Samuel Clarke (1675), and Henry Peach Robinson (1830). After him are Leonard Woolf (1880), Jamie Dornan (1982), Alexander Cunningham (1814), Frank Finlay (1926), Sylvia Pankhurst (1882), and Alan Wilder (1959).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United Kingdom

Among mathematicians born in United Kingdom, Thomas Wright ranks 36Before him are John Wilkins (1614), William George Horner (1786), Peter Barlow (1776), George Green (1793), William Sealy Gosset (1876), and Roger Cotes (1682). After him are James Stirling (1692), Edward Waring (1736), Ernest William Brown (1866), Frank P. Ramsey (1903), Thomas Bradwardine (1300), and John Pell (1611).