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Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss, German mathematician engraving portrait
Portrait of Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss (30 April 1777 – 23 February 1855) German the greatest mathematician since antiquity, contributor with significative studies to number theory, algebra, statistics, analysis, differential geometry, geodesy, geophysics, mechanics, electrostatics, astronomy, matrix theory and optics.
Pierre-Simon marquis de Laplace French scientist, vintage engraving
Portrait of Pierre-Simon marquis de Laplace (23 March 1749 – 5 March 1827) French mathematician, physicist and astronomer, creator of the Laplacian differential operator. He was one of the first scientists to postulate the existence of black holes and the … Continued
Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz, German philosopher and mathematician of XVII century
Portrait of Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz (1 July 1646 – November 14, 1716) , German philosopher, mathematician and physicist, developer of the differential and integral calculus and creator of binary number system, which is the foundation of virtually all digital … Continued
René Descartes French philosopher and scientist, vintage engraving XVII century
Portrait of René Descartes (31 March 1596 – 11 February 1650) known also as Renatus Cartesius, French philosopher, mathematician and scientist , father of the analytical geometry, of the infinitesimal calculus and of three dimensional coordinate system.
Christiaan Huygens Dutch mathematician and scientist of XVII century, vintage engraving
Christiaan Huygens (14 April 1629 – 8 July 1695) Dutch mathematician,astronomer, physicist, probabilist and horologist.He invented the pendulum clock
XV century, portrait of Johannes Müller von Königsberg known as Regiomontanus, vintage engraving
Johannes Müller von Königsberg (6 June 1436 – 6 July 1476), known as Regiomontanus, was a German mathematician, astronomer, astrologer, translator, instrument maker and Catholic bishop