in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Astronomy and Astrophysics; Mathematical Education. 800 words.
Freeman, Alexander (1838–1897), astronomer and teacher of mathematics, was born on 28 January 1838 in Blackheath, Surrey, the son of John Freeman, a chemist and druggist, and his wife, Mary...