John Playfair

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John Playfair
FRS, FRSE
John Playfair by Sir Henry Raeburn.jpg
John Playfair – Portrait bi Sir Henry Raeburn
Born 10 Mairch 1748(1748-03-10)
Benvie, Forfarshire, Scotland
Died 20 Julie 1819(1819-07-20) (aged 71)
Burntisland, Fife, Scotland
Restin place
Old Calton Burial Ground
Naitionality Scottish
Alma mater Varsity o St Andrews
Kent for Playfair's axiom
Playfair (lunar crater)
Playfair (Martian crater)
playfairite
Scientific career
Fields mathematics, natural filosofie, geology
Institutions Varsity o Edinburgh
Influences James Hutton

John Playfair FRSE, FRS (10 Mairch 1748 – 20 Julie 1819) wis a Scots scientist an mathematician.