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Hamilton, William Rowan, Sir, 1805-1865

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Personal name headingHamilton, William Rowan, Sir, 1805-1865
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Associated countryIreland
LocatedDublin (Ireland)
Birth date1805
Death date1865
Field of activityMechanics Algebra Optics
AffiliationTrinity College (Dublin, Ireland) Royal Irish Academy
Profession or occupationMathematicians Physicists Astronomers
Special noteRecord reviewed and updated, 4 March 2014.
Found inA mystic dream of 4 : a sonnet sequence based on the life of William Rowan Hamilton, 2013 : t.p. (William Rowan Hamilton)
Wikipedia, 4 March 2014 : (Sir William Rowan Hamilton ... was an Irish physicist, astronomer, and mathematician, who made important contributions to classical mechanics, optics, and algebra.)
Dictionary of Irish Biography online, 4 March 2014 : (Hamilton, Sir William Rowan (1805-65), mathematician, was born on the night of 3-4 August 1805 (the time was recorded as midnight) at his father's house in Dominick Street, Dublin. Hamilton entered TCD in 1823; president of the RIA (1837-46); knighthood was conferred in 1835; died 2 September 1865 at his home at Dunsink)
Associated languageeng