• Born date: 1775-09-30
  • Born in: Ireland
  • Death date: 1843-08-10
  • Death in: New Jersey
Robert Adrain

Robert Adrain (30 September 1775 – 10 August 1843) was a scientist and mathematician, considered one of the most brilliant mathematical minds of the time in America.He was born in Carrickfergus, Ireland, but left Ireland after being wounded in the failed uprising of the United Irishmen in 1798 and moved to Princeton, New Jersey. He taught mathematics at various schools in the United States.