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De Morgan, Augustus.
Adm. pens. (age 17) at TRINITY, Feb. 1, 1823.
S. of Col. John [of the Indian Army]. B. June 27, 1806, at Madura, Madras.
School, Redland, Hill House, Bristol (Rev. John Parsons). Matric. Lent, 1823; Scholar, 1826; B.A. (4th Wrangler) 1827.
Religious scruples prevented him from proceeding to M.A. degree or becoming a candidate for a Fellowship.
Lost the sight of one eye early in infancy.
Student at Lincoln's Inn, 1827.
Professor of Mathematics at London University, 1828-31, when he resigned.
F.R.A.S., 1828; Member of Council, 1830-61; Hon. Sec., 1831-8 and 1848-54.
Professor of Mathematics, University College, London, 1836-66, when he resigned, regarding the refusal of [p.276] the Council of the College to elect James Martineau to the Chair of Mental Philosophy and Logic as a piece of religious intolerance.
First President of the Mathematical Society, 1864.
A follower of Berkeley.
Granted Civil List pension of 100, in 1870.
He loved town life and had a humorous detestation of trees, fields and birds.
Addicted to puns and all ingenious puzzles and paradoxes, and a skilful flute player.
Advocated the adoption of a decimal coinage.
Possessed of prodigious energy, which was chiefly absorbed by his voluminous writings upon mathematical, philosophical and antiquarian subjects.
His library of about 3000 volumes, enriched with quaint marginal notes and learned annotations, was bought after his death by Lord Overstone and presented to the University of London.
Married Sophia Elizabeth, dau. of William Freud, V. of Madingley, Cambs. who was deeply interested in, and published books concerning psychical matters.
Author, Elements of Arithmetic (1830); Essay on Probabilities (1838); Formal Logic (1847); Book of Almanacs (1851); Budget of Paradoxes (1872), etc.
Died Mar. 18, 1871, in London.
(D.N.B.; Boase, I. 855; C. R. Hudleston.)
Augustus DE MORGAN
Augustus DEMORGAN
Approx. lifespan: 1806–1871
pens. aged 17 Trinity College adm1823:02:01
s. of Colonel: John of Indian Army
b. 1806:06:27 at Madura, Madras, [ India ]
Sch: Redland, Hill
Sch: House School Bristol, [ Somerset ] ( Rev. John PARSONS )
Matric 1823:01LT:
Scholar 1826
BA 4 th Wrangler 1827
Religious scruples prevented him from proceeding to MA degree or becoming a candidate for a Fellowship.
Lost the sight of one eye early in infancy.
Student at: : Lincoln's Inn 1827
Professor of Mathematics: Sch: London University London, [ London ] 1828-31, when he resigned.
FRAS 1828
Member of: Council 1830-61
Hon. Sec.: 1831-8, and 1848-54
Professor of: Mathematics Sch: University College, London 1836-66, when he resigned, regarding the refusal of Council of the College to elect James Martineau to the Chair of Mental Philosophy and Logic as a piece of religious intolerance.
First President of: : Mathematical Society 1864
A follower of Berkeley.
Granted Civil List pension of £100, in1870
He loved town life and had a humorous detestation of trees, fields and birds. Addicted to puns and all ingenious puzzles and paradoxes, and a skilful flute player. Advocated the adoption of a decimal coinage. Possessed of prodigious energy, which was chiefly absorbed by his voluminous writings upon mathematical, philosophical and antiquarian subjects. His library of about 3000 volumes, enriched with quaint marginal notes and learned annotations, was bought after his death by Lord Overstone and presented to University of London, [ London ]
m. Sophia Elizabeth FREUD dau. of William FREUD V.: Madingley, Cambridgeshire who was deeply interested in, and published books concerning psychical matters.
Publ.: Elements of Arithmetic (1830) ; Essay on Probabilities (1838) ; Formal Logic (1847) ; Book of Almanacs (1851) ; Budget of Paradoxes (1872), etc.
d. London 1871:03:18
( D.N.B.; Boase, I. 855; C. R. Hudleston.)
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[add:]Adm. pens. (age 17) at Trinity College 1823:02:01 [:add]
[add:]Photograph: CAS: G.220[:add]

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