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John Wallis

Mathematician (23-Nov-1616 — 28-Oct-1703)


Douglas M. Jesseph. Squaring the Circle: The War Between Hobbes and Wallis. University of Chicago Press. 1999. 419pp.

J. F. Scott. The Mathematical Work of John Wallis (1616-1703): D.D., F.R.S.. London: Taylor and Francis. 1938. 240pp.


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  4. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1528)

  5. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.90)

  6. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.498)

  7. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.308)

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