This Day In History
This Day In History
Monday, September 16, 2019

«English scientist»

William Petty

William Petty
(May 27, 1623 - December 16, 1687)
Sir William Petty was an English economist, scientist and philosopher. He first became prominent serving Oliver Cromwell and Commonwealth in Ireland. He developed efficient methods to survey the land that was to be confiscated and given to Cromwell's soldiers. He also managed to remain prominent under King Charles II and King James II, as did many others who had served Cromwell.
English scientist, scientist, philosophe
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