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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Kemp, John (1763–1812), mathematician

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics. 197 words.

Kemp, John (1763–1812), mathematician, was born at Auchlossen, Aberdeenshire, on 10 April 1763, the son of John Kemp. In 1779 he matriculated at Marischal College, Aberdeen, where he won a...

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Graves, Charles (1812–1899), bishop of Limerick and mathematician

Benjamin Williamson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1175 words.

Graves, Charles (1812–1899), bishop of Limerick and mathematician, was born in Dublin on 6 November 1812. He was the youngest son of John Crosbie Graves, chief police magistrate of Dublin,...

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Ljungberg, Jøns Mathias (1748–1812)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Mathematics; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 3 words.

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Davies, Thomas Stephens (1794?–1851), mathematician

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics. 797 words.

Davies, Thomas Stephens (1794?–1851), mathematician, was probably born in 1794, but little else about his early life is known. A formative influence was the mathematician William Trail...

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Strong, Theodore

Edward R. Hogan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics. 957 words.

Strong, Theodore (26 July 1790–01 February 1869), mathematician, was born in South Hadley, Massachusetts, the son of Joseph Strong, a Congregational minister, and Sophia Woodbridge. Strong...

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