George Chrystal

1851 - 1911

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George Chrystal is best remembered today for Algebra: a two volume work which was completed by 1889. He was also involved in educational reform throughout his career and was a major figure in setting up an educational system in Scotland.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (27 books/articles)

Some Quotations (2)

A Poster of George Chrystal

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Papers in the Proceedings and Notes of the EMS
  2. Preface to Chrystal's Algebra
  3. Chrystal and the Royal Society of Edinburgh
  4. George Chrystal's First Promoter's Address
  5. George Chrystal's Second Promoter's Address
  6. George Chrystal's Third Promoter's Address
  7. Professor Chrystal by a student
  8. Chrystal's EMS tribute
  9. Chrystal's Address to the first EMS meeting
  10. Obituary: The Times
  11. Obituary: Scotsman

Honours awarded to George Chrystal
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Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1880
EMS Founder Member1883
Honorary Fellow of the Edinburgh Maths Society1883
Royal Society Royal Medal1911

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  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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