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Benjamin West

(1730—1813)


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(1730–1813), American astronomer and mathematician.

Born in Rehoboth, Massachusetts, the son of John West, a farmer, West grew up in Bristol, Rhode Island. He attended the town school for only ...

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945).


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