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Lyons, Israel, the younger (1739–1775), mathematician and botanist

Ruth Wallis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Botany. 662 words.

Lyons, Israel, the younger (1739–1775), mathematician and botanist, was born at Cambridge, the son of Israel Lyons the elder (d. 1770). He was something of a prodigy, especially in...

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