# George Green

*This article is about the scientist George Green. For the place called George Green in Berkshire, England see George Green, Berkshire*.

**George Green** (

1793-

1841),

British scientist who wrote

*An Essay on the Applications of Mathematical Analysis to the Theories of Electricity and Magnetism* in

1828. The essay contained a theorem similar to modern

Green's theorem. Green entered

Cambridge University at age 40, and died four years after he graduated.

In 1846, Green's work was rediscovered by Lord Kelvin and popularized it for future mathematicians.