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  • 7-1-1646

    Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz born in Leipzig, Germany. He is considered independent co-inventor of the calculus, along with Isaac Newton.

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    Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
  • 7-1-1818

    Horner's method introduced. William George Horner's (1786-1837) method of solving equations was presented to the Royal Society in London.

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    William George Horner
    Horner's Method
  • 7-1-1852

    Memorial lecture for Jacobi. Dirichlet delivered a memorial lecture at the Berlin Academy in honor of his close friend Jacobi. Dirichlet called Jacobi the greatest member of the Academy since Lagrange.

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    Carl Jacobi
    Johann Dirichlet
    Joseph-Louis Lagrange

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