Andrew Russell Forsyth (1858 - 1942)

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Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland, United-Kingdom
Death: Died in London, England, United-Kingdom
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Forsyth, Andrew Russell. 18/06/1858-02/06/1942. Ref: 2108. Male.

  • Place of Birth: Glasgow.
  • Place of Death: London.
  • Place of interment: Cremated at Golders Green,London.
  • Profession: Mathematician.
  • Appointments Held: Sadlerian Professor 1895-1910, Pure Mathematics, Cambridge University; Professor 1913-23,
  • Mathematics, Imperial College, London.
  • Undergraduate Studies: Liverpool Collegiate Institution, MA (Cantab).
  • Postgraduate Studies: D Sc.
  • Publications: "Theory of Differential Equations" 1890-1906, "Geometry of Four Dimensions" 1930, "Intrinsic Geometry of Ideal Space" 1935, etc.
  • Marital Status: Married(1910) Marion Amelia Pollock,(Formerly Lady Charles Vernon Boys).
  • Mother: Christina Glen.
  • Father: John Forsyth, Marine Engineer.
  • References: DNB, 1941-1950, 1959, 267-8; Obituary Notices of Fellows of The Royal Society,4,209-23 signed E.T. Whittaker, 223-7 catalogue of publications; Who Was Who 4.
  • Memberships: FRS 1886, The Mathematical Association(President, 1903-4, 1936), London Mathematical Society(President 1904-6).
  • Date of Election: 21/05/1900.
  • Proposers: Proposed by Council as Honorary British Fellow (Billet 19/3, 7/5, 21/5/1900).
  • Fellow Type: HF.

SOURCE: Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002, pt. 1. A-J, page 327

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Andrew R. Forsyth's Timeline

1858
June 18, 1858
Glasgow, Scotland, United-Kingdom
1942
June 2, 1942
Age 83
London, England, United-Kingdom
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London, England, United Kingdom