Benjamin Peirce

Benjamin Peirce (1809 - 1880)

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Benjamin Peirce
Born in Salem, Massachusetts, USAmap
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Died in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USAmap
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Benjamin Peirce April 4, 1809 – October 6, 1880 was an American mathematician who taught at Harvard University for approximately 50 years. He made contributions to celestial mechanics, statistics, number theory, algebra, and the philosophy of mathematics.


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