Jost Bürgi

1552 - 1632

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Jost Bürgi was a Swiss mathematician who discovered logarithms independently of the Scottish mathematician Napier.
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List of References (18 books/articles)

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Mathematicians born in the same country

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Honours awarded to Jost Bürgi
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Lunar featuresRima Burg


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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. The Galileo Project
  1. Lausanne Switzerland
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