Person: Bland, Miles


Miles Bland was a 19th century mathematician, a fellow of St John's College, Cambridge, then later vicar of Lilley in Hertfordshire. He wrote a number of mathematical textbooks which proved very popular, one running to nine editions over nearly forty years. He also wrote some religious texts.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 11 October 1786, Sedbergh, Yorkshire, England. Died 27 December 1867, Ramsgate, Kent, England.

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Origin England

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  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive