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Benjamin banneker

Benjamin, 1731–1806, U.S. mathematician, natural historian, and astronomer.
Historical Examples

The Journal of Negro History, Vol. I. Jan. 1916 Various
History of the Negro Race in America From 1619 to 1880. Vol 1 George W. Williams
The Colored Inventor Henry E. Baker
The Journal of Negro History, Volume 3, 1918 Various

American mathematician and astronomer who correctly predicted a solar eclipse in 1789. Although he had little formal education, Banneker published an almanac (1791-1802) containing his calculations of tidal cycles and future eclipses.


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