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Thomas Penyngton Kirkman

Thomas Penyngton Kirkman (1806 - 1895)

* 31 March 1806, † 4 February 1895

Thomas Penyngton Kirkman was born on 31 March 1806 in Bolton (near Manchester), England. Thomas Kirkman wrote on the theory of groups and his writings are the first systematic account of the elements of group theory in English. He also made many contributions to combinatorics. Thomas Penyngton Kirkman died on 4 February 1895 in Bowdon (near Manchester), 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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