Mathematicians: Timeline

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The Birth and Death Dates of the Mathematicians

1550: Napier: Born

1550

1596: DesCartes: Born

1596

1617: Napier: Died

1617

1623: Pascal: Born

1623

1650: DesCartes: Died

1650

1662: Pascal: Died

1662

1667: Moivre: Born

1667

1707: Euler: Born

1707

1717: D’ Alembert: Born

1717

1754: Moivre: Died

1754

1775: Gauss: Born

1775

1783: Euler: Died

1783

1783: D’ Alembert: Died

1783

1805: Hamilton: Born

1805

1855: Gauss: Died

1855

1865: Hamilton: Died

1865

Contribution/Achievement

1590: Napier Discovers Logarithims

1590

1614: Napier's Bones

1614

1637: DesCartes' "La Geometrie"

1637

1642: Pascal Invents Adding Machine

1642

1663: Pascal's Theorem

1663

1707: Moivre's "The Doctrine of Chances"

1707

1744: D' Alembert Principle

1744

1768: "Euler's Formula"

1768

1799: Gauss: Fundamental Theorem Of Algebra

1799

1834-35: Hamilton: Optics and Quaternions

1834 - 1835