Isaac Barrow

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United Kingdom, Theologian
1630May, 4, 1677.

Isaac Barrow (October 1630 – 4 May 1677) was an English Christian theologian and mathematician who is generally given credit for his early role in the development of infinitesimal calculus; in particular, for the discovery of the fundamental theorem of calculus. His work centered on the properties of the tangent; Barrow was the first to calculate the tangents of the kappa curve. Isaac Newton was a student of Barrow's, and Newton went on to develop calculus in a modern form.

Also known as Mathematician, Historian Of Mathematics, Physicist, University Teacher

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