Great Mathmaticians

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  • Rene Descartes birth

    Rene Descartes birth
  • Blaise Pascal birth

    Blaise Pascal birth
  • Descartes publishes "geometry",

    Descartes publishes "geometry",
    in which his combination of algebra and geometry gave birth to analytical geometry, better known as Cartesian geometry.
  • Sir Isaac Newton born

    Sir Isaac Newton born
  • Descartes publishes "The Principles Of Philosophy"

    Descartes publishes "The Principles Of Philosophy"
  • Blaise Pascal patented a calculating machine

    Blaise Pascal patented a calculating machine
  • Rene Descartes death

    Rene Descartes death
  • Blaise Pascal established early probability theory

    Blaise Pascal established early probability theory
    Blaise Pascal shared this discovery with Pierre de Fermat
  • Blaise Pascal death

    Blaise Pascal death
  • Sir Isaac Newton developed differential calculus

    Sir Isaac Newton developed differential calculus
  • Sir Isaac Newton invented a reflecting telescope

    Sir Isaac Newton invented a reflecting telescope
  • Sir Isaac Newton wrote Mathematical Principles Of Natural Philosophy

    Sir Isaac Newton wrote Mathematical Principles Of Natural Philosophy
    Said to be the greatest work ever written on theoretical physics.
  • Sir Isaac Newton published his light theory "Optiks".

    Sir Isaac Newton published his light theory "Optiks".
  • Sir Isaac Newton death

    Sir Isaac Newton death
  • Carl Gauss born

    Carl Gauss born
  • Carl Gauss discovered non-Euclidean geometry

    Carl Gauss discovered  non-Euclidean geometry
  • Carl Gauss discovered the basic theorem of quadratic residues relating to the concept of congruence in number theory.

    Carl Gauss discovered the basic theorem of quadratic residues relating to the concept of congruence in number theory.
  • Carl Gauss proved the possibility of constructing a 17-sided regular polygon with the help of only a ruler and compass

    Carl Gauss proved the possibility of constructing a 17-sided regular polygon with the help of only a ruler and compass
  • Carl Gauss's dissertation revealed the first evidence of the fundamental thereom of algebra

    Carl Gauss's dissertation revealed the first evidence of the fundamental thereom of algebra
  • Carl Gauss built the first electromagnetic telegraph

    Carl Gauss built the first electromagnetic telegraph
  • Carl Gauss death

    Carl Gauss death