Leonhard Eular Demographics:
- Name - Leonhard Paul Euler (pictured)
- Born - 15 April 1707 (Basel)
- Died - 18 September 1783
- Nationality - Swiss
- Wife - Katharina Gsell (1707–1773)
- Father - Paul Euler, a pastor of the Reformed Church.
- Mother - Marguerite Brucker, a pastor's daughter.
- Sisters - Anna Maria & Maria Magdalena.
- Mathematician & physicist.
- Considered one of the greatest mathematicians of all time.
- In mathematics made important discoveries in calculus & other fields.
- Introduced many new mathematical terminologies, & notations.
- Made important contributions to astronomy, fluid dynamics, mechanics, & optics.
- Soon after his birth, the family moved from Basel to Riehen.
- Euler spent most of his childhood in Riehen.
- In 1726, Euler completed his Ph.D. thesis on the propagation of sound, entitled De Sono.
- Lived most of his life in Russia and Germany.
- Devout Lutheran Christian & believed in the bible strongly, writing apologetics.
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