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Leonhard Paul Euler (Mathematician, Physicist) 1707-1783


Leonhard Eular Demographics:
  • Name - Leonhard Paul Euler (pictured)
  • Born - 15 April 1707 (Basel)
  • Died - 18 September 1783
  • Nationality - Swiss
  • Wife - Katharina Gsell (17071773)
  • Father - Paul Euler, a pastor of the Reformed Church.
  • Mother - Marguerite Brucker, a pastor's daughter.
  • Sisters - Anna Maria & Maria Magdalena.
Leonhard Euler Professional Facts:
  • 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.
Leonhard Eular Life:
  • 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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