* 21 November 1866, † 10 September 1946
John Carruthers Beattie was born on 21 November 1866 in Waterbeck, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. John Carruthers Beattie graduated from Edinburgh University and studied at Munich, Vienna, Berlin and Glasgow. He became Professor of Applied Mathematics and Experimental Physics at the University of Cape Town and was later Vice Chancellor and Principal of the University. He was knighted in 1920. John Carruthers Beattie died on 10 September 1946 in Capetown, South Africa.
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