Benjamin Peirce

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Birthday
4, 1809
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 6, 1880 (71)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
4, 1809
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 6, 1880 (71)

About

Famous American mathematician who taught at Harvard for 50 years. He was also the director of the U.S. Coast Survey from 1867 to 1874.

Before Fame

He was devoutly Christian and cited the order of mathematics as a reason for God's existence.

Trivia

He played an important part in the development of Harvard's science curriculum and served as the college librarian.

Family Life

He married Sarah Hunt Mills in 1833 and had had four sons and one daughter with her.

Associated With

He is a renowned mathematician much like Blaise Pascal.