Walter William Rouse Ball

1850 - 1925

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Walter Rouse Ball was an English mathematician best known for his popular books on the History of Mathematics and on Mathematical Recreations.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (22 books/articles)

Some Quotations (10)

A Poster of Walter Rouse Ball

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Reviews and Prefaces of W W Rouse Ball's books
  2. Extracts from W W Rouse Ball's papers
  3. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to Walter Rouse Ball
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EMS President1989


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  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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