## Duncan MacLaren Young Sommerville
## 1879 - 1934 | Click the picture above |

Duncan Sommerville studied at St Andrews and then had a post as a lecturer there. He left to become Professor of Pure and Applied mathematics at Victoria College, Wellington New Zealand. He worked on non-Euclidean geometry and the History of Mathematics.

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**A Poster of Duncan Sommerville**

**Mathematicians born in the same country**

**Additional Material in MacTutor**

- Papers in the Proceedings and Notes of the EMS
- Sommerville's Geometry of
*n*dimensions - Obituary: EMS Proceedings

Honours awarded to Duncan Sommerville(Click below for those honoured in this way) | |

EMS President | 1911 |

Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh | 1911 |

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