Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz
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|Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz (1646 - 1716)|
* 1 July 1646, † 14 November 1716
Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz was born on 1 July 1646 in Leipzig, Saxony (now Germany). 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. Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz died on 14 November 1716 in Hannover, Hanover (now Germany).
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This work is a derivative of:
 O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: “MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive”, http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/, 2014