Duncan Sommerville

lived from 1879 to 1934

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. He became President of the EMS in 1911.

Find out more at:
http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Mathematicians/Sommerville.html