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Hector Macdonald

was born 157 years ago

19 January 1865

Hector Macdonald graduated from Aberdeen and Cambridge Universities. He stayed on at Cambridge and won the Adams prize. He returned to Aberdeen as Professor. He did important work on electromagnetic waves.

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