References for Benjamin Gompertz


  1. H S Tropp, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830901685.html
  2. Biography by David Philip Miller, in Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, 2004).

Articles:

  1. M N Adler, Memoirs of the late Benjamin Gompertz, Journal of the Institute of Actuaries 13 (1866), 1-20.
  2. Benjamin Gompertz, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 26 (1865-6), 104-109.
  3. Benjamin Gompertz, The Athenaeum (22 July 1865).
  4. A De Morgan, Benjamin Gompertz, The Atheneum (22 July 1865), 117.
  5. A De Morgan, Assorted paradoxes, in J R Newman, The World of Mathematics IV (London, 1956), 2369-2382.
  6. P F Hooker, Benjamin Gompertz, Journal of the Institute of Actuaries 91 (1965), 203-212.
  7. D Vachov and V Andreev, Anniversaries in history of mathematics for 1979 (Bulgarian), Fiz.-Mat. Spis. B\bud lgar. Akad. Nauk. 22(55) (4) (1979), 334-342.
  8. J Véron, Les mathématiques de la population, de Lambert à Lotka, Math. Sci. Hum. (159) (2002), 43-56.

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