Person: Philip (2), Flora


Flora Philip was a Scottish mathematician who studied at Edinburgh University and was among the first women to receive a degree there when they changed the rules. She was the first woman member of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 19 May 1865, Tobermory, Isle of Mull, Argyle, Scotland. Died 14 August 1943, Edinburgh, Scotland.

View full biography at MacTutor

Origin Scotland, Women

Thank you to the contributors under CC BY-SA 4.0!



Adapted from other CC BY-SA 4.0 Sources:

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