Edward Ryan

Edward Ryan

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Sir Edward Ryan PC FRS was an English lawyer, judge, reformer of the British Civil Service and patron of science. Ryan was born on the 20th of March 1824 in London, the son of John Burke Ryan. He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge in 1814 and while at Cambridge, he became friends with John Herschel, Charles Babbage, and George Peacock. Ryan took his MA in 1817 and was called to the bar by Lincoln's Inn in the same year. It was Herchel's sharing of his scientific interests and enthusiasms that encouraged Ryan to join the Royal Astronomical Society in 1820.show more

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  • Paperback | 236 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 349g
  • Log Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135835718
  • 9786135835717