Person: Allotey, Francis


Francis Allotey was a mathematician and physicist from Ghana who was awarded a Ph.D. by Princeton University in 1966. He returned to Ghana where he spent his career as a professor of mathematics and did outstanding work promoting mathematics and physics at all levels throughout Africa.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 9 August 1932, Saltpond, Gold Coast (now Ghana). Died 2 November 2017, Accra, Ghana.

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African, Origin Ghana

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