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CodeNA8690
Dates1851-1911
Person NameChrystal; George (1851-1911); professor, mathematician
SurnameChrystal
ForenamesGeorge
Epithetprofessor, mathematician
ActivityGeorge Chrystal, MA LL D (1851-1911), mathematician, was born in Aberdeenshire and educated at Aberdeen Grammar School, and the Universities of Aberdeen and Cambridge. He was a Fellow and Lecturer at Corpus Christi, Cambridge and Professor of Mathematics at St Andrews University and, from 1879, at Edinburgh University. Chrystal was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 1880 and was Secretary from 1901-1911.
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