 James Joseph Sylvester FRS was an English mathematician
When did James Joseph Sylvester die? / Died  15 March 1897 
James Joseph Sylvester facts
 He made fundamental contributions to matrix theory, invariant theory, number theory, partition theory, and combinatorics
 He played a leadership role in American mathematics in the later half of the 19th century as a professor at the Johns Hopkins University and as founder of the American Journal of Mathematics
 At his death, he was professor at Oxford

