Person: Sommerville, Duncan MacLaren Young


Duncan Sommerville studied at St Andrews and then had a post as a lecturer there. He left to become Professor of Pure and Applied mathematics at Victoria College, Wellington New Zealand. He worked on non-Euclidean geometry and the History of Mathematics.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 24 November 1879, Beawar, Rajasthan, India. Died 31 January 1934, Wellington, New Zealand.

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Astronomy, Origin India

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