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Darwin, Sir George Howard (1845–1912), mathematician and geophysicist

David Kushner

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/32718

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Darwin, Sir George Howard (1845–1912), mathematician and geophysicist, was born on 9 July 1845 at Down House, Downe, Kent, the fifth child (the third of seven to survive childhood) of Charles Robert Darwin (1809–1882), the naturalist, and his wife, Emma Wedgwood (1808–1896), granddaughter of the potter ...

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Subjects: Mathematics ; Geophysics

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