Leonhard Euler

1707 - 1783

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Leonhard Euler was a Swiss mathematician who made enormous contibutions to a wide range of mathematics and physics including analytic geometry, trigonometry, geometry, calculus and number theory.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (86 books/articles)

Some Quotations (6)

A Poster of Leonhard Euler

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Eulogy by Condorcet
  2. Eulogy by Nicolas Fuss
  3. Königsberg bridges
  4. Carl B Boyer's Foremost Modern Textbook
  5. Talk by Ferdinand Rudio

Honours awarded to Leonhard Euler
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Fellow of the Royal Society1747
Lunar featuresCrater Euler and Rima Euler
Paris street namesRue Euler (8th Arrondissement)
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Other Web sites
  1. Ian Bruce A translation of some early papers
  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  3. NNDB
  4. R J Wilson
  1. Clark Kimberling
  2. Rouse Ball
  3. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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