Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Quick review about history of Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz (By: Darren and Harindrar)

History of Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz

Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz, born on July 1, 1648, in Leipzig, Germany. (From July 1, 1648 - November 14, 1716) Leibniz was had many interest, mainly being Mathematics and philosophy. Leibniz started studying and reading advanced philosophy and theological works at the age of 6, and soon enrolled into his father’s university at the age of 15. After publishing his first book on philosophy at the age of 20, he soon met Dutch physicist, Christiaan Huygens and soon got interested in mathematics and physics, which soon led to his inventions of infinitesimal calculus independently of Isaac Newton and later his notations were widely used by people since published. He also became one of the prolific inventors in the field of mechanical calculators such as Pascal Calculators and Pinwheel Calculators.

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