William Kingdon Clifford British mathematician and philosopher


BirthdaySunday, May 04, 1845
Countdown Days left until next birthday: 254
BirthplaceDevon, England, Exeter
Age33 years old (Dead 03/03/1879)
Birth SignTaurus

About William Kingdon Clifford

William Kingdon Clifford, born in Devon, England, Exeter (33 years old) FRS (4 May 1845 – 3 March 1879) was an English mathematician and philosopher. Building on the work of Hermann Grassmann he introduced what is now termed geometric algebra a special case of the Clifford algebra named in his honour. The operations of geometric algebra have the effect of mirroring rotating translating and mapping the geometric objects that are being modelled to new positions.

When is William Kingdon Clifford's birthday?

William Kingdon Clifford was born on the , which was a Sunday. William Kingdon Clifford will be turning 34 in only 254 days from today.

How old is William Kingdon Clifford?

When William Kingdon Clifford died, William Kingdon Clifford was 33 years old.

What is William Kingdon Clifford's zodiac sign?

William Kingdon Clifford's zodiac sign is Taurus.

Where was William Kingdon Clifford born?

William Kingdon Clifford was born in Devon, England, Exeter.

Is William Kingdon Clifford still alive?

No, William Kingdon Clifford died on 03/03/1879.

AlmaMater: Trinity College Cambridge, King's College London

DeathPlace: Madeira, Portugal

KnownFor: Clifford–Klein form, Clifford algebra, Clifford's theorem on special divisors, Bessel–Clifford function, Clifford parallel, Dual quaternion, Elements of Dynamic

Nationality: England

Residence: England

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