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#### Augustus De Morgan

**Born:**June 27, 1806

**Died:**March 18, 1871

**(aged 64)**

**Bio:**Augustus De Morgan was a British mathematician and logician. He formulated De Morgan's laws and introduced the term mathematical induction, making its idea rigorous.

**Known for:**

- A Budget of Paradoxes
- An Essay on Probabilities (1838)
- Trigonometry and Double Algebra (1849)
- On the study and difficulties of mathematics (1830)

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