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The Final Polymath: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716)

The biography and achievements of an outstanding man

Scientist, as well as philosopher and librarian. Leibniz is particularly known for his achievements in mathematics. Such as his calculating machine, the introduction of the binary system in Europe and his dispute with Newton about the invention of the infinitesimal calculus.