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Oliver Heaviside

Oliver Heaviside (1850 - 1925)

* 18 May 1850, † 3 February 1925

Oliver Heaviside was born on 18 May 1850 in Camden Town, London, England. Oliver Heaviside proved important results in electromagnetism and vector calculus. He reduced Maxwell’s 20 equations in 20 variables to 4 equations in 2 variables. Oliver Heaviside died on 3 February 1925 in Torquay, Devon, England.

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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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