William Whewell

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Birthday
24, 1794
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 6, 1866 (71)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
24, 1794
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 6, 1866 (71)

About

English scientist, philosopher, and theologian who was the Master of Trinity College, Cambridge. He is also known for his writings on Gothic architecture, including his book Architectural Notes on German Churches, which published in 1830.

Before Fame

He was successful in mathematics when he was young while attending Lancaster and Heversham grammar schools.

Trivia

He published works in a wide array of disciplines including mechanics, physics, geology, and astronomy.

Family Life

He was married twice, once to Cordelia Whewell and once to Everina Frances, Lady Affleck.

Associated With

He was a philosopher like Sir Francis Bacon.