

Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz
1646  1716
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Gottfried Leibniz was a German mathematician who developed the present day notation for the differential and integral calculus though he never thought of the derivative as a limit. His philosophy is also important and he invented an early calculating machine.

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List of References (228 books/articles)
Some Quotations (14)
A Poster of Gottfried Leibniz
Mathematicians born in the same country
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 Additional Material in MacTutor
 Leibniz's calculating machine
 Another picture of it.
 Charles Bossut on Leibniz and Newton

Other Web sites 
 Encyclopaedia Britannica
 Astroseti (A Spanish translation of this biography)
 NNDB
 The Galileo Project
 Bellevue College USA
 Rouse Ball
 Leibniz translations
 G Don Allen
  Gregory Brown
 Don Rutherford
 Kevin Brown (Leibniz on computers)
 The Catholic Encyclopedia
 Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
 Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
 Mathematical Genealogy Project


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