Alexander John Ellis — English Writer born on June 14, 1814, died on October 28, 1890
Alexander John Ellis, FRS was an English mathematician and philologist, who also influenced the field of musicology. He changed his name from his father's name Sharpe to his mother's maiden name Ellis in 1825, as a condition of receiving significant financial support from a relative on his mother's side. He is buried in Kensal Green Cemetery, London... (wikipedia)
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