Person: Briggs (2), William


William Briggs was the founder and first Principal of the University Correspondence College and the University Tutorial College in London. He set up the University Tutorial Press with printing and book-binding works. He co-authored many mathematics texts designed for private study published by his Press.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 21 September 1861, Leeds, England. Died 19 June 1932, At sea off Arousa Bay, Spain.

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Origin England

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