Benjamin Gompertz

Mathematician, Academic

1779 – 1865

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Who was Benjamin Gompertz?

Benjamin Gompertz was a British self-educated mathematician and actuary, who became a Fellow of the Royal Society. Gompertz is now best known for his Gompertz law of mortality, a demographic model published in 1825.

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Born
Mar 5, 1779
London
Religion
  • Judaism
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Lived in
  • London
Died
Jul 14, 1865
London

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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