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Sir William Rowan Hamilton

Sir William Rowan Hamilton (1805 - 1865)

* 4 August 1805, † 2 September 1865

Sir William Rowan Hamilton was born on 4 August 1805 in Dublin, Ireland. William Rowan Hamilton was an Irish astronomer and mathematician who discovered the quaternions. Sir William Rowan Hamilton died on 2 September 1865 in Dublin, 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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