Leonhard Euler

Place of Birth, date, death

Born Basel, Switzerland April 15 1707
Died September 18, 1783 Russian Empire

Education and Contribution

Educated in Imperial Russian Academy of science and the Berlin Academy, and the university of Basel where he earned his bachelors degree in mathematics.
Responsible for Eulers Function, Eulers equation and formula, Eulers 1st law and 2nd law

Summary

He made important discoveries in the fields as diverse infinite calculus and group theory, Individual muon of the modern mathematics, terminology and notion. He is also known for his formulas and equations, his work in fluid dynamic astronomy.

Furthermore, he introduced the function which is still used today. He also introduced the greek symbol E, the letter e for trigonometric function. He also helped expand and help develop calculus.

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