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.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

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. J Stedall (A Gresham College lecture)
  2. The Galileo Project
  1. Math Forum (Pell's equation)

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