Person: Ellis, Leslie


Leslie Ellis was a brilliant man with broad interests and abilities who suffered from ill health all his short life. Senior Wrangler in the Mathematical tripos at Cambridge in 1840, he became a fellow of Trinity College and was interested in areas of mathematics which involved philosophical ideas.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 25 August 1817, Bath, England. Died 12 May 1859, Trumpington, England.

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Origin England

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