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Thomas Banks

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(b London, 22 Dec. 1735; d London, 2 Feb. 1805).

English sculptor. He was one of the most serious-minded of British Neoclassical artists, aiming at noble treatment of elevated...

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Briggs, Henry (bap. 1561, d. 1631), mathematician

Wolfgang Kaunzner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics. 2042 words.

Briggs, Henry (bap. 1561, d. 1631), mathematician, was born at Daisy Bank in the township of Warley, near Halifax, Yorkshire, and baptized on 23 February 1561 at St John's Church, Halifax,...

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