Person: Chrystal, George


George Chrystal is best remembered today for Algebra: a two volume work which was completed by 1889. He was also involved in educational reform throughout his career and was a major figure in setting up an educational system in Scotland.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 8 March 1851, Old Meldrum (near Aberdeen), Scotland. Died 3 November 1911, Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Algebra, Origin Scotland

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