Edmund Gunter

1581 - 1626


Edmund Gunter was an English clergyman who published trigonometric tables and was important in the development of the slide rule.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (10 books/articles)

Mathematicians born in the same country

Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Aubrey's Brief Lives entry

Honours awarded to Edmund Gunter
(Click below for those honoured in this way)
Biography in Aubrey's Brief Lives


Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. The Galileo Project
  1. G Pastori (Slide rule history)

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