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James Ireland Craig

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James Ireland Craig (1868 - 1952)

* 24 February 1868, † 26 January 1952

James Ireland Craig was born on 24 February 1868 in Buckhaven, Fife, Scotland. James Craig graduated from Edinburgh and Cambridge. He taught at Eton and Winchester and then went to work on the Nile Survey for the Egyptian government. He made some significant inventions in map projections. He was killed when a mob attacked the Turf Club in Cairo. James Ireland Craig died on 26 January 1952 in Cairo, Egypt.

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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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