Person: Whitworth, Allen


Allen Whitworth became an editor of the newly founded journal Messenger of Mathematics while still an undergraduate at St John's College, Cambridge. He was later elected a fellow of the College and wrote several popular teaching books. He later had a career in the Church and, because of his proposal and encouragement, St John's College set up a Mission for the disadvantaged in London.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 1 February 1840, Runcorn, Cheshire, England. Died 12 March 1905, London, England.

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Origin England

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