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...Aemilius, Antonius Antonius Aemilius (also known as Anton Melis, or Emilius) was born in Aachen (Germany) in 1589 as the son of a Dutch merchant and administrator. When the political situation allowed it and Protestant rule was secured...
...Jakob [I] Bernoulli was born in Basle on 6 January 1655 and died there in August 1705. He came from a family of wealthy spice merchants. At the behest of his father, he studied theology. His mind, however, was drawn to mathematics, which he...
...Synge, Edward, the elder Edward Synge was born at Inishannon, Co. Cork on 6 April 1659, and died at Tuam on 24 July 1741. He was the second son of Edward Synge, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. He attended Cork Grammar School, and went up...
...Conrad Mel, a leading figure of the second generation of reformed pietism, was born on 14 August 1666 in Gudensberg (Lower Hessen) and died on 3 May 1733. He studied philosophy, theology and oriental languages in Rinteln and Groningen...
...Johann [I] Bernoulli was born in Basle in 1667 and died there in 1748. He was the son of the merchant Nikolaus Bernoulli and a younger brother of Jakob [I] Bernoulli . His father destined him to take over the family business, but, like his...
...Johann Gustav Reinbeck was born in Celle in 1683. His death in 1741, close to Berlin, was lamented as a great loss. Reinbeck had studied theology beginning in 1701 at the University of Halle. At this time the faculty of theology stood...
...Tschirnhaus, Ehrenfried Walther von Ludovici, Carl Günther Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm Hartmann, Georg Volckmar Hansch, Michael Gottlieb Gottsched, Johann Christoph Budde, Johann Franz Michael Gottlieb Hansch was born in Müggenhahl near...
...Heinrich Köhler was born in Weißenfels on 29 May 1685 and died on 22 June 1737. He studied in Leipzig Wolff, Christian Rüdiger, Andreas Reusch, Johann Peter Kolb, Peter Carpov, Jakob with Andreas Rüdiger and then in Halle with Christian...
...Nikolaus [I] Bernoulli was born in Basle in 1687 and died there in 1759. He was the son of Nikolaus Bernoulli, painter and alderman, and brother of Jakob and Johann [I] Bernoulli . His uncles taught him mathematics and he soon distinguished...
...Georg Friedrich Richter was born in the mountain village of Schneeberg in Meissen on 26 October 1691 and died in Leipzig on 23 June 1742. After attending primary and grammar school in Schneeberg and Plauen, he went to Leipzig to study...