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Green, George

Born: 1793 AD
Died: 1841 AD
Nationality: British
Categories: Mathematicians


1793 – He was born this year. His life story is remarkable in that he was almost entirely self-taught. He was born and lived for most of his life in one of the English town in Nottinghamshire.


1828 – He published his essay and it was sold out.


1829 – He worked in his father’s mill, taking ownership upon his father’s death.


1833 – He was able to enter Cambridge University. Green entered as an undergraduate this year at age 40.


1837 – After graduating, he stayed on the faculty at Gonville and Caius College. He wrote on optics, acoustics, and hydrodynamics.


1840 – He became ill and returned to Nottingham.


1841 – He died in Nottingham.