Hamilton, William Rowan, Sir, 1805-1865

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Dates:
Birth 1805-08-04
Death 1865-09-02
Irish (Republic of Ireland)
English

Biographical notes:

William Rowan Hamilton was an Irish astronomer and mathematician and made remarkable theoretical contributions in physics and algebra. He was the director of the observatory at Dublin, Ireland, and Astronomer Royal of Ireland.

From the description of Correspondence, 1827-1852. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122488791

From the guide to the Sir William Rowan Hamilton correspondence, 1827-1852, 1827-1852, (American Philosophical Society)

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Subjects:

  • Beyond Early America
  • Astronomy--Ireland--19th century
  • Mathematics--Ireland--19th century
  • Mathematics--19th century
  • Astronomy--19th century

Occupations:

  • Mathematicians--19th century.--Ireland
  • Astronomers--19th century.--Ireland
  • Astronomers--Ireland--19th century
  • Mathematicians--Ireland--19th century

Places:

  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Ireland (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)