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Sir William Rowan Hamilton

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Sir William Rowan Hamilton

Birth
Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Death 2 Sep 1865 (aged 60)
Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Burial Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Memorial ID 65639370 View Source
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Andrew's Professor of Astronomy, Trinity College, Dublin.
Royal Astronomer of Ireland.
Mathematician.
Physicist.
The discoverer of Quaternions, on Monday 16th October 1843.

Son of Archibald Hamilton and Sarah Hutton Hamilton, of 38, Dominick Street, Dublin.
He married Helen Maria Bayly in 1833.
She survived him.

For further information, see his entry in Wikipedia,
William Rowan Hamilton




The well known Victorian housing reformer
Sir Charles Alexander Cameron is buried in the immediately adjoining grave.


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Inscription


here lie
the mortal remains
of
SIR WILLIAM ROWAN HAMILTON
Royal Astronomer of Ireland
he was born Aug. 4, 1805
he died Sept. 2, 1865

in the love of God waiting for the mercy of
our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life
Jude 21
also of his sister
ARCHIANNA P.H. HAMILTON

also of his daughter
HELEN E.A. HAMILTON
wife of the venerable John O'Regan
born August 11, 1840
died June 21, 1870

and of her husband
the venerable JOHN O'REGAN
archdeacon of Kildare
born Christmas Day, 1817
died Good Friday April 8, 1898

[unclear word] Animae

Love is the following of the Law

erected by his surviving family

Flowers

In their memory
Plant Memorial Trees

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  • Created by: John
  • Added: 14 Feb 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 65639370
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/65639370/william-rowan-hamilton : accessed ), memorial page for Sir William Rowan Hamilton (4 Aug 1805–2 Sep 1865), Find a Grave Memorial ID 65639370, citing Mount Jerome Cemetery and Crematorium, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland ; Maintained by John (contributor 47032041) .