Algebra in History

Mathematics: Mathematicians - Statisticians

Historical Events

  • 1675-11-11 German mathetician Gottfried Leibniz demonstrates integral calculus for the first time to find the area under the graph of y = f(x) function

Famous Birthdays

  • 1646-07-01 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, German mathematician and philosopher (differential and integral calculus), born in Leipzig (d. 1716)
  • 1791-04-09 George Peacock, Denton County Durham, English Mathematician (algebraic theory)
  • 1815-11-02 George Boole, mathematician (Boolean algebra)

Famous Deaths

  • 1416-04-23 Blaise/Blasius of Parma, Italian astrologist/philosopher/algebra, dies
  • 1716-11-14 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, German philosopher and mathematician (differential and integral calculus), dies at 70
  • 1864-12-08 George Boole, British inventor of Boolean algebra (b. 1815)