BirthdayNovember 4, 1883
BirthplaceReading, UK

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Mary Somerville

    Full name: Mary Somerville
    Also known as: Mary Somerville, Somerville, Mary
    Professions: Science writer and polymath
    Nationality: Scottish

  2. Mary Somerville Death information

    Died: Thursday, 28th of November, 1872 (Age: 10)

  3. Mary Somerville Biography

    Mary Fairfax Somerville (26 December 1780 – 28 November 1872) was a Scottish science writer and polymath, at a time when women's participation in science was discouraged. She studied mathematics and astronomy, and was nominated to be jointly the first female member of the Royal Astronomical Society at the same time as Caroline Herschel.

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