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Heath, Sir Thomas Little (1861–1940), civil servant and authority on ancient mathematics

Maurice Headlam and Ivor Thomas

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/33793

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Heath, Sir Thomas Little (1861–1940), civil servant and authority on ancient mathematics, was born on 5 October 1861 at Barnetby-le-Wold, Lincolnshire, the third and youngest son of Samuel Heath, of Thornton Curtis, Ulceby, Lincolnshire, a butcher whose hobby was the classics, and his wife, ...

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