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Robert Simson

Robert Simson (1687 - 1768)

* 14 October 1687, † 1 October 1768

Robert Simson was born on 14 October 1687 in West Kilbride, Ayrshire, Scotland. Robert Simson was a Scottish mathematician best known for the Simson line of a triangle, even though he was not the first discoverer of it. Robert Simson died on 1 October 1768 in Glasgow, 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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