Dr. Charles Planck (1856-1935), Biographical sketch
from John Venn's Alumni Cantabrigienses
- Born in the East Indies, November 1, 1856.
- Son of Charles, Esquire [F.R.C.S., I.M.S.], Sanitary Commissioner, of
- Admitted pensioner at Peterhouse,
Cambridge, October 5, 1876.
- Schools [Marlborough College and] Blairlodge, Polmont. Matric. Michs.
1876; B.A. 1880; M.A. 1883.
- From the 1881
Census: Charles Planck lives in Camberwell, Surrey, and is Mathematical tutor
- At St Thomas's Hospital. M.R.C.S.; M.R.C.P., 1892; F.R.C.S. (Edinburgh).
- House Surgeon at St Thomas's Hospital.
- From the 1901 Census: Charles Planck lives in Wivelsfield, Sussex, and
- Assistant Medical Officer, Brighton County Asylum, Hayward's Heath;
Medical Superintendent there, 1910.
- Pathologist, East Sussex County Asylum.
- Author of the booklet, The Theory of Path Nasiks, 1905. First
perfect magic cube of order 9.
- Author of articles published in Chess
- Author of articles about magic squares published in The Monist,
republished in the W.S.
Andrews's book Magic
Squares and Cubes, 1917
- Retired, 1923, and resided at Hayward's Heath, where he died, June 18,
B.A. = Bachelor of Arts
M.A. = Master of Arts
M.R.C.S. = Member
of the Royal College of Surgeons
M.R.C.P. = Member of the Royal College of
F.R.C.S. = Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
for her kind and efficient help.
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