Benjamin Banneker was one of the first African-American mathematicians.
American Mathematician and Astronomer1731–1806
Benjamin Banneker is best known for his work in ...
The Work and Impact of Benjamin Banneker
Benjamin Banneker (1731-1806) demonstrated that African Americans were capable of scientific and technological achievements. During the time that Bann...
African American Inventor, Astronomer and Mathematician
Benjamin Banneker is known as the first African-American scientist in the United States. Until the 1980s his life an...
Banneker, Benjamin and Jefferson, Thomas
Excerpt from "A Letter to Thomas Jefferson and Jefferson's
Written August 19 and August 30, 1791
Available at University of Virg...
Born November 9, 1731 (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Died October 9, 1806 (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Benjamin Banneker was an accomplished self-taught mathe...
Benjamin Banneker (1731-1806), an African American mathematician and amateur astronomer, calculated ephemerides for almanacs for the years 1792 through 1797 that were widely distributed.On Nov. 9, 173...
Benjamin Banneker is credited with being America's first black scientist. A native of Ellicott's Lower Mills, Maryland, he was born the first of three children November 9, 1731, to Robert, a slave fro...