Person    | Male  Born 4/8/1834  Died 4/4/1923

Dr John Venn

Categories: History, Science

Logician and philosopher.  Born Hull where his father was vicar of a local parish. Grandson of Rev John Venn. Inventor of the Venn diagram. In 1888 he seems to have tired of logic and turned to history, researching Caius College (his own, more properly Gonville and Caius College), his own family and then the whole of Cambridge University. Died Cambridge.

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Dr John Venn

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Rev and Dr Venn

Venn Street, SW4 The Reverend John Venn (1759 - 1813), after whom this street...

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