Thomas Muir

1844 - 1934

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Thomas Muir went on to be Superintendent General of Education in South Africa and is best known for his five volume History of Determinants.
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List of References (3 books/articles)

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Papers in the Proceedings and Notes of the EMS
  2. Thomas Muir: History of determinants
  3. Muir on research in Scotland
  4. Obituary: EMS Proceedings
  5. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to Thomas Muir
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EMS Founder Member1883
EMS President1883
Fellow of the Royal Society1900
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

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