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Charles Joly

was born 158 years ago

27 June 1864

Charles Joly was an Irish mathematician who did outstanding work on the quaternions. He became Andrews Professor of Astronomy in the University of Dublin and Royal Astronomer of Ireland at Dunsink Observatory.

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