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Ellicott, Andrew

Silvio A. Bedini.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Astronomy and Astrophysics; Mathematics. 1293 words.

Ellicott, Andrew (24 January 1754–20 August 1820), mathematician, astronomer, and surveyor, was born in Buckingham, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, the son of Joseph Ellicott, a millwright and...

Wren, Sir Christopher (1632–1723), architect, mathematician, and astronomer

Kerry Downes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Architecture; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 14617 words.

Wren, Sir Christopher (1632–1723), architect, mathematician, and astronomer, was born at East Knoyle, Wiltshire, on 20 October 1632, the only surviving son of Christopher Wren DD...