William Spottiswoode

1825 - 1883

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William H. Spottiswoode HFRSE LLD (11 January 1825 – 27 June 1883) was an English mathematician, physicist and partner in the printing and publishing firm Eyre & Spottiswoode. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Spottiswoode has received more than 40,645 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. William Spottiswoode is the 863rd most popular mathematician, the 5,251st most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 102nd most popular Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, William Spottiswoode ranks 863 out of 823Before him are Claire Voisin, J. H. C. Whitehead, Timothy Gowers, W. T. Tutte, James Waddell Alexander II, and Javier Perez-Capdevila. After him are Bill Gosper, Daina Taimiņa, Peter Scholze, Nigel Hitchin, Christopher Zeeman, and Mary Ellen Rudin.

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Among people born in 1825, William Spottiswoode ranks 81Before him are Adelaide Anne Procter, Antoinette Brown Blackwell, Ludwig Carl Christian Koch, Francis James Child, James Skivring Smith, and Henry Heth. After him are Frances Harper, R. D. Blackmore, Bayard Taylor, and Newton Booth. Among people deceased in 1883, William Spottiswoode ranks 67Before him are Matthew Webb, Samo Chalupka, Victor Puiseux, John Lawrence LeConte, Jeremiah S. Black, and Peter Cooper. After him are Henry John Stephen Smith and Lot M. Morrill.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, William Spottiswoode ranks 5,251 out of 7,765Before him are Anne-Marie (1991), Samuel Gompers (1850), Siobhan Finneran (1966), Tony Curran (1969), Fiona May (1969), and Dynamo (1982). After him are Phil Davis (1953), Edwyn Collins (1959), Georgie Henley (1995), Dominic Raab (1974), Tim Parnell (1932), and Alex Cox (1954).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United Kingdom

Among mathematicians born in United Kingdom, William Spottiswoode ranks 102Before him are Charles Hutton (1737), Simon Singh (1964), Neil Sloane (1939), Henry Thomas Colebrooke (1765), Timothy Gowers (1963), and W. T. Tutte (1917). After him are Nigel Hitchin (1946), Keith Devlin (1947), Marcus du Sautoy (1965), Dusa McDuff (1945), Stuart Milner-Barry (1906), and Kathleen Ollerenshaw (1912).