## 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**

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