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Davison, Charles

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Volcanology and Seismology; Mathematics; History of Science and Technology. 511 words.

Davison, Charles (1858–1940), mathematician and writer on seismology, was born on 1 May 1858 in Bishopwearmouth, co. Durham, the second son of Edwin Charles Davison (1818–1902), fleet...

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