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William John Macquorn Rankine

William John Macquorn Rankine (1820 - 1872)

* 5 July 1820, † 24 December 1872

William John Macquorn Rankine was born on 5 July 1820 in Edinburgh, Scotland. William Rankine worked on several areas of applied mathematics including mechanics, thermodynamics and waves. William John Macquorn Rankine died on 24 December 1872 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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