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Sir George Stokes  

Born  George Gabriel Stokes 13 August 1819 Skreen, County Sligo, Ireland 
Died  1 February 1903 Cambridge, England  (aged 83)
Fields  Mathematics and physics 
Institutions  Pembroke College, Cambridge 
Alma mater  Pembroke College, Cambridge 
Academic advisors  William Hopkins 
Notable students  Lord Rayleigh Horace Lamb 
Known for  Stokes' theorem Navier–Stokes equations Stokes' law Stokes shift Stokes number Stokes problem Stokes relations Stokes phenomenon Stokes parameters 
Notable awards  Smith's Prize (1841) Rumford Medal (1852) Copley Medal (1893) 
Sir George Gabriel Stokes, 1st Baronet, (/stoʊks/; 13 August 1819 – 1 February 1903) was an Irish physicist and mathematician. He worked at the University of Cambridge, where he was the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics from 1849 until his death in 1903. He was known for his Navier–Stokes equations.^{[1]}
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