John Farey

1766 - 1826

Click the picture above
to see a larger version


John Farey was an Engish geologist, noted as a mathematician for the Farey sequence which is a listing of the rationals.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (5 books/articles)

A Poster of John Farey

Mathematicians born in the same country

Show birthplace location


 Previous  (Chronologically)  Next  Main Index
 Previous  (Alphabetically)  Next  Biographies index

JOC/EFR February 2000

The URL of this page is:
http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Mathematicians/Farey.html