John Pell

1611 - 1685

John Pell was an English mathematician best known for Pell's equation which in fact he had little to do with.
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List of References (12 books/articles)

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Pell's equation
  2. Aubrey's Brief Lives entry

Honours awarded to John Pell
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Fellow of the Royal Society1663
Biography in Aubrey's Brief Lives

Other Web sites
  1. The Galileo Project
  2. Math Forum (Pell's equation)

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