Sir Christopher Wren

1632 - 1723

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Christopher Wren was an English architect and mathematician who became Savilian Professor of Astronomy at Oxford. He is best known for the buildings he designed after the Great Fire of London.
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List of References (16 books/articles)

Some Quotations (2)

A Poster of Christopher Wren

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Aubrey's Brief Lives entry

Honours awarded to Christopher Wren
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Savilian Astronomy Professor1661
Fellow of the Royal Society1663
President of the Royal Society1680-1682
Biography in Aubrey's Brief Lives
Lunar featuresCrater Wren on Mercury


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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. NNDB
  1. The Galileo Project
  2. J W P Campbell

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