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O'Brien, Matthew (1814–1855), mathematician

G. C. Smith

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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O'Brien, Matthew (1814–1855), mathematician, was born at Ennis, co. Clare, Ireland, the son of Matthew O'Brien MD. He was first educated at Dublin where he attended Trinity College from 1830 to 1834, and then entered Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, in 1834, graduating as third wrangler in 1838. He was elected a fellow of ...

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Subjects: Mathematics

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