John Dee

1527 - 1609

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John Dee was an English scholar who wrote on trigonometry, on calendar reform, on navigation, on geography and on astrology. He became astrologer to Queen Mary but was imprisoned for being a magician.
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List of References (22 books/articles)

Some Quotations (4)

A Poster of John Dee

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Aubrey's Brief Lives entry

Honours awarded to John Dee
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Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. NNDB
  3. John Dee Society
  1. The Galileo Project
  2. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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