Person: Tweedie (2), Charles
Charles Tweedie studied at Edinburgh, Göttingen and Berlin. He returned to Edinburgh as assistant to Chrystal. He served as a Schools Inspector and published works on the History of Mathematics.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
- Charles was a pupil at George Watson's College, Edinburgh and while there he was awarded a Sibbald Bursary to study at the University of Edinburgh.
- Tweedie decided to study mathematics abroad and went to the leading centre for mathematics in the world at that time, namely the University of Göttingen, in 1891.
- An obituary of Tweedie, written by E M Horsburgh, appeared in the Mathematical Gazette.
Born 27 June 1868, Swinton, Berwickshire, Scotland. Died 14 September 1925, Edinburgh, Scotland.
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- O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive