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.