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Benjamin Peirce

died 142 years ago

6 October 1880

Benjamin Peirce was an early American mathematician who worked on celestial mechanics and geodesy on the applied side and linear associative algebra and number theory on the pure side. He has been called the "Father of pure mathematics" in America.

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