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Fatio, Nicolas, of Duillier (1664–1753), mathematician and natural philosopher

Scott Mandelbrote.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy. 3433 words.

Fatio, Nicolas, of Duillier (1664–1753), mathematician and natural philosopher, was born at Basel on 16 February 1664, the second son and seventh child of Jean-Baptiste Fatio (1625–1708)...

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Hadley, John (1682–1744), natural philosopher and mathematician

Gloria Clifton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy. 1501 words.

Hadley, John (1682–1744), natural philosopher and mathematician, was born on 16 April 1682 in Bloomsbury, London, the second of six children and eldest son of George Hadley (1649–1729) and...

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Harriot, Thomas (c. 1560–1621), mathematician and natural philosopher

J. J. Roche.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy. 2881 words.

Harriot, Thomas (c. 1560–1621), mathematician and natural philosopher, was born in the city or county of Oxford. All that is known for certain of his family is that his father was a...

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Keill, John (1671–1721), mathematician and natural philosopher

John Henry.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy. 2574 words.

Keill, John (1671–1721), mathematician and natural philosopher, was born in Edinburgh on 1 December 1671, the son of Robert Keill, later a writer to the signet, and his wife, Sarah Cockburn...

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Leslie, Sir John (1766–1832), mathematician and natural philosopher

Jack Morrell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy. 2627 words.

Leslie, Sir John (1766–1832), mathematician and natural philosopher, was born on 17 April 1766 at Largo, Fife, Scotland, the youngest child of Robert Leslie (d. 1804), a joiner and...

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MacLaurin, Colin (1698–1746), mathematician and natural philosopher

Erik Lars Sageng.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy. 2927 words.

MacLaurin, Colin (1698–1746), mathematician and natural philosopher, was born in Kilmoden, Argyll, Scotland, in February of 1698, the third son of John MacLaurin (1658–1698), a minister in...

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Newton, Sir Isaac (1642–1727), natural philosopher and mathematician

Richard S. Westfall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy. 21185 words.

Newton, Sir Isaac (1642–1727), natural philosopher and mathematician, was born on 25 December 1642 in the manor house of Woolsthorpe, near Colsterworth, about 7 miles south of Grantham,...

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Rowning, John (1701?–1771), natural philosopher and mathematician

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy. 348 words.

Rowning, John (1701?–1771), natural philosopher and mathematician, was the son of John Rowning of Ashby-with-Fenby, Lincolnshire. William Rowning (d. 1757), clockmaker of Brandon, Suffolk,...

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Warner, Walter (c. 1558–1643), mathematician and natural philosopher

Stephen Clucas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy. 574 words.

Warner, Walter (c. 1558–1643), mathematician and natural philosopher, was born in Leicestershire. He had at least one brother. He was educated at Oxford, where he graduated BA in 1579....

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