Wilhelm Schickard

1592 - 1635

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Wilhelm Schickard was a German astronomer who invented a calculating machine long before Pascal. He worked on astronomy, mathematics and surveying.
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List of References (11 books/articles)

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  1. The Galileo Project
  2. Schickard's calculator
  1. A stamp of Schickard's calculator

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