Concept    From 1880 

Venn diagram

Categories: Science

Invented by Dr John Venn. We think the attached picture does an excellent job of both illustrating all you need to know about how Venn diagrams work and also of succinctly answering that knotty question of what exactly is the difference between the British Isles, the UK, etc.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Venn diagram

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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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Sir Richard Arkwright

Sir Richard Arkwright

Industrialist and inventor. From Preston. Set up a factory with a newly designed method of cotton-spinning. He worked his employees, including children, very hard and became very rich.

Person, Industry, Science

1 memorial
Major-General William Roy

Major-General William Roy

Military engineer, surveyor, antiquary. Born South Lanarkshire.  Founder of the Ordnance Survey. 1749-55, one of a team that produced "The Duke of Cumberland's Map", commissioned by  George II as ...

Person, Armed Forces, Engineering, History, Science, Scotland

2 memorials
Earl of Rosse, William Parsons

Earl of Rosse, William Parsons

Amateur astronomer. One of the Commissioners for the Great Exhibition, 1951.Born York.

Person, Science, Ireland

1 memorial
Sir William Henry Perkin, FRS

Sir William Henry Perkin, FRS

Chemist.  Born King David's Lane, Shadwell.  While a student at the Royal College of Chemistry, aged 18 he discovered the first aniline dyestuff while working in his home laboratory.   He dropped o...

Person, Science

1 memorial