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1610 – Pell was born in Sussex on March 1st. English diplomat and mathematician. 1624 – He entered Trinity College, Cambridge. 1634 – Wrote Astronomical History of Observations of Heavenly Motions and Appearances and Ecliptica prognostica. 1646 – Author of Controversy with Longomontanus concerning the Quadrature of the Circle. 1650 – He wrote An Idea ..

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1858 – Born on August 27th in Cuneo, Sardinia. Italian mathematician and a founder of symbolic logic whose interests centred on the foundations of mathematics and on the development of a formal logical language. 1884-1890 – Peano became a lecturer of infinitesimal calculus at the University of Turin and a professor.          – He ..

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1623 – He was born on the 19th day of June of this year in Clermont-Ferrand, France. He Blaise Pascal lost his mother, Antoinette Begon, at the age of three. His father, Étienne Pascal, was a local judge and member of the petite noblesse, who also had an interest in science and mathematics. Blaise Pascal ..

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1574 – Born on March 5th in Eton, Buckinghamshire, England. English mathematician and Anglican minister who invented the earliest form of the slide rule, two identical linear or circular logarithmic scales held together and adjusted by hand. Improvements involving the familiar inner sliding rule came later. 1596-1600 – Oughtred was educated at Eton College and ..

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1320 – Born in Normandy. French Roman Catholic bishop, scholastic philosopher, economist, and mathematician whose work provided some basis for the development of modern mathematics and science and of French prose, particularly its scientific vocabulary. 1348 – His name appears on a list of graduate scholarship holders in theology at the College of Navarre at ..

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1048 – He was born on the 31st day of May this year in Iran, Persia. He spent his childhood in the town of Balhi, studying there and being tutored by Sheik Muhammad Mansuri, one of the most well known scholars of the time.   1070 – He wrote his greatest work on algebra. In ..

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1938 – Born on the 20th of March in Gorky, Russian. 1960 – He received the Moscow Mathematical Society Award for young mathematicians. 1965 – He defended a dissertation for the Doctor of Science in Physics and Mathematics degree. 1966 – He became the Corresponding member of the USSR Academy of Sciences. 1970 – He ..

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1882 – Born on the 23rd of March in Erlangen, Germany. Emmy Noether is best known for her contributions to abstract algebra, in particular, her study of chain conditions on ideals of rings. 1907-1908 – She received her doctorate under Paul Gordan.          – Her dissertation in algebraic math earned her a doctorate summa ..

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1642 – Was born at Woolsthorpe Manor in Woolsthorpe on the 4th of January. 1659 – He was to be found at Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth, where his mother attempted to make a farmer of him. 1661 – He was ready to matriculate at Trinity College, Cambridge, somewhat older than the other undergraduates because of his interrupted education. ..

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