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1907 – Born on the 18th of April in Helsinki, Finland. 1924 – He studied at Helsinki University, Finland. 1928 – He graduated, having studied under Ernst Lindelof and Rolf Nevanlinna. 1929 – He assisted Nevanlinna with his work on Denjoy’s conjecture.        – He was appointed lecturer in mathematics at the Abo Akademi (in ..

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1567 – Born on the 4th of January in Brussels, Belgium. 1586 – He became a Jesuit. 1611 – He started a special school of mathematics, in Antwerp, which intended to perpetuate the mathematical research and study in the Jesuit society. 1613 – His book Opticorum Libri Sex philosophis juxta ac mathematics utiles was published ..

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1718 – Agnesi was born in Milan, Italy on May 16, 1718. 1727 – Maria composed and delivered an hour-long speech in Latin in an academic gathering. 1731 – Acquired Greek, Hebrew, Spanish, German, Latin and few more languages and referred to as the "Walking Polyglot". 1738 – Published a collection of complex essays on ..

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1775 – Born on the 30th of September in Carrickfergus, Ireland. 1798 – He left Ireland after the failure of the uprising of the United Irishmen          and moved to Princeton, New Jersey.        – He taught Mathematics at various schools in the United States. 1808 – His formulation of the method of least squares was ..

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1075 – Adelard was born in Bath, England. 1090 – Studied in Syria and southern Italy. 1120 – Disguised as a Mohammedan student to attend lectures in Cordova, managed to get a copy of Euclid’s Elements which he translated into Latin. He wrote "On Identity and Difference" in the form o..

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940 – Abul Wafa was born in Buzjan, Nishapur. 959 – He learned mathematics in Baghdad and migrated to Iraq. Abul Wafa helped in bringing about a lot of theories in several branches of mathematics, particularly geometry and trigonometry. In geometry his contribution lies in solving geometrical problems with opening of the compass; construction of ..

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799-886 – Many of his works were translated into Latin and were well known in amongst many European astrologers, astronomers, and mathematicians (Mathematici) during the European Middle Ages; here was known by his Latinized name "Albumasar." It was not until later in the 12th century that the original books of Aristotle on nature began to ..

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1802 – He was born on the 5th of August in Nedstrand, Norway. 1815 – He entered the cathedral school at Christiania. 1818 – He gave proof of his mathematical genius by his brilliant solutions of the original problems proposed              by Bernt Holmboe. 1821 – He entered Royal Frederick University with a little help ..

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