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Robert Recorde
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Born in Tenby, West Wales
Born in 1510
Died in 1558

Born 1510. Died 1558 - English mathematician.

Studied medicine at Cambridge. Was physician to Edward VI and Mary I. Wrote English textbooks on elementary arithmetic and algebra. Introduced the equals sign to mathematics. Imprisoned after a lawsuit brought against him by the Duke of Pembroke, where he died.

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