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Allen Whitworth

died 117 years ago

12 March 1905

Allen Whitworth became an editor of the newly founded journal Messenger of Mathematics while still an undergraduate at St John's College, Cambridge. He was later elected a fellow of the College and wrote several popular teaching books. He later had a career in the Church and, because of his proposal and encouragement, St John's College set up a Mission for the disadvantaged in London.

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