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Darwin Correspondence Project

George Peacock

1791–1858

Mathematician. Tutor in mathematics at Trinity College, Cambridge, 1823–39. Lowndean Professor of astronomy and geometry, Cambridge University, 1837–58. Dean of Ely, 1839–58. FRS 1818.

Sources

DNB

DSB.

Bibliography

DNB: Dictionary of national biography. Edited by Leslie Stephen and Sidney Lee. 63 vols. and 2 supplements (6 vols.). London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1912. Dictionary of national biography 1912–90. Edited by H. W. C. Davis et al. 9 vols. London: Oxford University Press. 1927–96.

DSB: Dictionary of scientific biography. Edited by Charles Coulston Gillispie and Frederic L. Holmes. 18 vols. including index and supplements. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons. 1970–90.

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