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Donn [Donne], Benjamin (1729–1798), mathematician and cartographer

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Cartography; World History. 1145 words.

Donn [Donne], Benjamin (1729–1798), mathematician and cartographer, was born in Bideford, Devon, and baptized there on 22 June 1729, the last of six children of George Donn (b. in or before...

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Wright, Edward (bap. 1561, d. 1615), mathematician and cartographer

A. J. Apt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Cartography; World History. 1335 words.

Wright, Edward (bap. 1561, d. 1615), mathematician and cartographer, a younger son of Henry and Margaret Wright, was born in Garveston, Norfolk, and was baptized there on 8 October 1561....

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