1845 – Clifford – bio

William Clifford was born in 1845 in England and was a mathematician who created geometric algebra and suggested a geometric theory of gravity that Einstein adopted and developed in relativity theory.

PRECURSOR:
-0300 Euclid
1643 – Newton
1777 – Gauss
1792 – Lobachevsky
1802 – Bolyai
1805 – Hamilton
1809 – Grassman
1826 – Riemann

CONCURRENT:
1849 – Klein
1862 – Hilbert

SUBSEQUENT:
1879 – Einstein
1885 – Weyl
Penrose

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