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1814 – Sylvester – bio

1814 – Sylvester – bio

James Joseph Sylvester was born in London, England in 1814. He was a mathematician who did significant work on group theory, matrix theory and determinants. He often collaborated with Arthur Cayley and used matrix theory to study geometries of higher dimensions.

PRECURSOR:
1501 – Cardano
1625 – de Witt
1642 – Seki
1646 – Leibniz
1707 – Euler
1777 – Gauss

CONCURRENT:
1789 – Cauchy
1791 – Babbage
1792 – Herschel
1804 – Jacobi
1805 – Hamilton
1806 – DeMorgan
1821 – Cayley
1842 – Jordan
1849 – Kempe
1849 – Klein

SUCCESSOR:
1882 – Born
1901 – Heisenberg
1901 – Tarski
1903 – von Neumann
1906 – Todd

SEE ALSO:
Timeline of Group Theory

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