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- 1.After a lengthy conflict, it is now accepted that Gottfried Leibniz and this man, best known for his work in physics, share the achievement of having "invented calculus".
- 2.This author of ElementsĀ is considered the father of modern geometry, and also proved the infinitude of prime numbers.
- 3.This German, called the "Prince of Mathematics", proved the fundamental theorem of algebra, the law of quadratic reciprocity, and the prime number theorem.
- 4.This Syracusan Greek, best known for using density to determine the purity of a gold crown, accurately estimated Pi.
- 5.Famed for his "Little Theorem" and "Last Theorem", this Frenchman was said to have inspired Isaac Newton.
- 6.In the 18th century, this Swiss mathematician went blind, but continued to churn out a prolific amount of mathematical material.
- 7.Kurt Godel, a 20th century mathematician from this country, was best known for his two incompleteness theorems.
- 8.This author of Principia Mathematica was also awarded the 1950 Nobel Prize for Literature.