Lowndean chair

Lowndean chair of Astronomy and Geometry


This is one of the professorships at the University of Cambridge. It was founded in 1749 by the astronomer Thomas Lowndes.

1750 - 1771 Roger Long
1771 - 1795 John Smith
1795 - 1837 William Lax
1837 - 1859 George Peacock
1859 - 1892 John Couch Adams
1892 - 1913 Robert Stawell Ball
1914 - 1936 Henry Baker
1936 - 1970 William Hodge
1970 - 1989 Frank Adams
1990 - 1999 Graeme Segal
2000 -          Burt Totaro


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