David Gregory

1659 - 1708

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David Gregory was was a nephew of James Gregory who become a professor of mathematics in Edinburgh and Oxford. He did important work on series and in optics and was a strong supporter of Newton in his dispute with Leibniz.
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List of References (13 books/articles)

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  1. Gibson History 6 - More Gregorys

Honours awarded to David Gregory
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Savilian Astronomy Professor1691
Fellow of the Royal Society1692

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