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Dr. F. S. Macaulay, F.R.S.

Nature volume 139, page 316 (20 February 1937) | Download Citation



FRANCIS SOWERBY MACAULAY, who died at Cambridge on February 9, aged seventy-four years, was for many years mathematical master at St. Paul's School and will be remembered by generations of pupils, not a few of whom became distinguished mathematicians; he also produced original mathematical work of high quality, in a field little cultivated in England, the general theory of algebraic polynomials.

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