Person: Beattie, John Carruthers


John Carruthers Beattie graduated from Edinburgh University and studied at Munich, Vienna, Berlin and Glasgow. He became Professor of Applied Mathematics and Experimental Physics at the University of Cape Town and was later Vice Chancellor and Principal of the University. He was knighted in 1920.

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Born 21 November 1866, Waterbeck, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. Died 10 September 1946, Capetown, South Africa.

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