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William Briggs

was born 161 years ago

21 September 1861

William Briggs was the founder and first Principal of the University Correspondence College and the University Tutorial College in London. He set up the University Tutorial Press with printing and book-binding works. He co-authored many mathematics texts designed for private study published by his Press.

Find out more at: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Briggs_William/