# Algebra in History

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## Historical Events

### Event of **Interest**

1675-10-29 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz makes the first use of the long s, ∫, for integral, helping discover integral and differential calculus

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

## Famous Birthdays

### Person of **Interest**

1646-07-01 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, German mathematician and philosopher (differential and integral calculus), born in Leipzig, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1716)

### Person of **Interest**

1777-04-30 Carl Friedrich Gauss, German mathematician considered one of the greatest of all time (Gaussian distribution, fundamental theorem of algebra), born in Brunswick, Germany (d. 1855)

**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

### Person of **Interest**

1716-11-14 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, German philosopher and mathematician (differential and integral calculus), dies at 70

### Person of **Interest**

1855-02-23 Carl Friedrich Gauss, German mathematician considered one of the greatest of all time (Gaussian distribution, fundamental theorem of algebra), dies at 77

**1864-12-08**George Boole, British inventor of Boolean algebra (b. 1815)