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D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson

D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson (1860 - 1948)

* 2 May 1860, † 21 June 1948

D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson was born on 2 May 1860 in Edinburgh, Scotland. D’Arcy Thompson was a Greek scholar, a naturalist and a mathematician. He was the first biomathematician. His book On Growth and Form had a great influence on both biologists and mathematicians. D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson died on 21 June 1948 in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland.

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[6909] O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: “MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive”, http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/, 2014

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