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Bernoulli, Jacques (James, Jakob)

Born: 1654 AD
Died: 1705 AD, at 50 years of age.

Nationality: Swiss
Categories: Mathematicians


1654 - He was born on the 27th of December in Basel, Switzerland.

         - He studied theology and entered the ministry and also studied mathematics and astronomy.

1676 - He traveled throughout Europe to learned latest discoveries in mathematics and the sciences.

1682 - He returned to Basel and he founded a school for mathematics and the sciences.

1687 - He was appointed professor of mathematics at the University of Basel

1690 - He became the first person to develop the technique for solving separable differential equations.

1705 - He died on the 16th of August in Basel, Switzerland.






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