Erasmus Bartholin

1625 - 1698

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Erasmus Bartholin was a Danish mathematician and astronomer who wrote on geometry. He also discovered double refraction.
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List of References (6 books/articles)

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Mathematicians born in the same country

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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. The Galileo Project
  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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