Thomas Penyngton Kirkman

1806 - 1895

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Thomas Kirkman wrote on the theory of groups and his writings are the first systematic account of the elements of group theory in English. He also made many contributions to combinatorics.
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Honours awarded to Thomas Kirkman
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Fellow of the Royal Society1857


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