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Gaṇitānanda pp 507-516 | Cite as

The India-Born First President of the London Mathematical Society and His Discovery of Ramachandra

  • K. RamasubramanianEmail author
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Abstract

Augustus De Morgan (1806–1871), the founder President of the London Mathematical Society was born in Madurai of Madras Presidency (South India) on Friday, the 27th June, 1806. His father was associated with the East India Company. His great-grand father James Dodson (died 1757) was the author of Anti-Logarithmic Canon (1742) and Mathematical Repository (1755).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cell for Indian Science and Technology in Sanskrit, Department of Humanities and Social SciencesIndian Institute of Technology BombayMumbaiIndia

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