# Mathematician:Christopher Michael Wren

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## Mathematician

English mathematician, anatomist, astronomer, geometer and physicist, as well as being Britain's most famous architect.

One of the founders of the Royal Society, and was its president from $1680$ to $1682$.

Highly regarded by both Isaac Newton and Blaise Pascal.

## Nationality

English

## History

- Born: 20 October 1632 in East Knoyle, Wiltshire, England
- Died: 25 February 1723 in London, England

## Theorems and Definitions

## Sources

- John J. O'Connor and Edmund F. Robertson: "Christopher Michael Wren": MacTutor History of Mathematics archive

- 1937: Eric Temple Bell:
*Men of Mathematics*... (previous) ... (next): Chapter $\text{V}$: "Greatness and Misery of Man" - 1991: David Wells:
*Curious and Interesting Geometry*... (previous) ... (next): A Chronological List Of Mathematicians - 1992: George F. Simmons:
*Calculus Gems*... (previous) ... (next): Chapter $\text {A}.15$: Torricelli ($1608$ – $1647$): Footnote $4$ - 1992: George F. Simmons:
*Calculus Gems*... (previous) ... (next): Chapter $\text {B}.21$: The Cycloid: Footnote $1$ - 2008: David Nelson:
*The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics*(4th ed.) ... (previous) ... (next): Entry:**Wren, Sir Christopher**(1632-1723)