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George Boole

George Boole (1815 - 1864)

* 2 November 1815, † 8 December 1864

George Boole was born on 2 November 1815 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England. George Boole approached logic in a new way reducing it to a simple algebra, incorporating logic into mathematics. He also worked on differential equations, the calculus of finite differences and general methods in probability. George Boole died on 8 December 1864 in Ballintemple, County Cork, Ireland.

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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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