Person: Plummer, Henry


Henry Plummer was a mathematician and astronomer who for some years was Royal Astronomer of Ireland and Andrews Professor of Astronomy at Trinity College, Dublin. He left Ireland to take up the Professorship of Mathematics at the Military College of Science at Woolwich. He made important contributions to mathematical astronomy.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 24 October 1875, Oxford, England. Died 30 September 1946, Oxford, England.

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Astronomy, Origin England

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