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1707, Apr 151783, Sep 18
a Swiss mathematician, physicist, astronomer, logician and engineer who made important and influential discoveries in many branches of mathematics like infinitesimal calculus and graph theory while also making pioneering contributions to several branches such as topology and analytic number theory. He also introduced much of the modern mathematical terminology and notation, particularly for mathematical analysis, such as the notion of a mathematical function. He is also known for his work in mechanics, fluid dynamics, optics, astronomy, and music theory.
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Johann Bernoulli
...contributions to infinitesimal calculus and educating Leonhard Euler in the pupil's youth.
Ivan Kulibin
...commission of academics. Kulibin's project was praised by Leonhard Euler and Daniel Bernoulli, but was never realized....
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