James Ireland Craig

1868 - 1952

James Craig graduated from Edinburgh and Cambridge. He taught at Eton and Winchester and then went to work on the Nile Survey for the Egyptian government. He made some significant inventions in map projections. He was killed when a mob attacked the Turf Club in Cairo.
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  1. Papers in the Proceedings and Notes of the EMS
  2. Obituary: Edinburgh Mathematical Notes

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Fellow of the Royal Society of EdinburghElected 1908

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