I helped George Peacock create what is now known as a "British School" of mathematics.
Born in India and raised within the Church of England, I could not accept a fellowship at Cambridge because I refused to submit to the required religious test.
As a professor at London University, I had to occasionally resign due to academic freedom infringements.
Many claim that my blindness from birth in one eye was responsible for my eccentricities, such a a refusal to ever vote.
My formal algebra (and set of Laws) pushed the use of variables and computational signs to the point that they had no inherent or referent meanings.
Augustus De Morgan (1806-1871)