John Wilson (mathematician)
August 6, 1741|
October 18, 1793 (aged 52)|
Wilson attended school in Staveley, Cumbria before going up to Peterhouse, Cambridge in 1757, where he was a student of Edward Waring. He was Senior Wrangler in 1761. He was later knighted, and became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1782. He was Judge of Common Pleas from 1786 until his death in 1793.
- C. M. Neale (1907) The Senior Wranglers of the University of Cambridge. Available online
- Robinson, Derek John Scott. An introduction to abstract algebra. 2003. Walter de Gruyter. ISBN 978-3-11-017544-8
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