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Barlow, Peter

Born: 1776 AD
Died: 1862 AD
Nationality: English
Categories: Mathematicians, Writers

Peter Barlow was an English writer on pure and applied mathematics.


1776 – Peter Barlow was born October in Norwich.


1806 – Barlow was appointed mathematical master in the Royal Military Academy in Woolwich, south-east London.


1811 – Barlow wrote Elementary Investigation of the Theory of Numbers.


1814 – Peter Barlow published New Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary.


1817 – He made a contribution in his work, Essay on the strength and stress of timber.


1820 – He wrote the Essay on Magnetic Attractions.


1823 – Peter Barlow was made a fellow of the Royal Society and two years later received the Copley medal.


1836 – Steam locomotion received much attention at his hands.


Peter Barlow received many distinctions from British and foreign scientific societies.


1862 – Peter Barlow died on the first day of Mach.