Charles Hutton

Mathematician, Academic

1737 – 1823

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Who was Charles Hutton?

Charles Hutton was an English mathematician. He was professor of mathematics at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich from 1773 to 1807. He is remembered for his calculation of the density of the earth from Nevil Maskelyne's observations on Schiehallion.

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Born
Aug 14, 1737
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Lived in
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
Died
Jan 27, 1823

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on July 23, 2013

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