Person: Euclid Of Alexandria


Euclid Of Alexandria was a Greek mathematician best known for his treatise on geometry The Elements. This document influenced the development of Western mathematics for more than 2000 years.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born about 325 BC, (probably) Alexandria, Egypt. Died about 265 BC, Alexandria, Egypt.

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African, Algebra, Analysis, Ancient Arab, Ancient Babylonian, Ancient Chinese, Ancient Greek, Ancient Indian, Astronomy, Geometry, Origin Egypt, Number Theory, Physics, Puzzles And Problems, Special Numbers And Numerals

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  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive