John Wilkins

1614 - 1672

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John Wilkins was an English mathematician who was one of the founders of the Royal Society. He wrote on astronomy and mechanical machines.
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List of References (10 books/articles)

A Poster of John Wilkins

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Aubrey's Brief Lives entry

Honours awarded to John Wilkins
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Fellow of the Royal Society1663
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  1. R Anderson
  1. The Galileo Project

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