John Venn

1834 - 1923

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John Venn was an English mathematician and logician best known for the Venn diagrams which can be used to visualise the unions and intersections of sets.
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  1. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to John Venn
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Fellow of the Royal Society1883


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