Frans van Schooten

1615 - 1660

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Frans van Schooten was a Dutch mathematician who was one of the main people to promote the spread of Cartesian geometry.
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List of References (5 books/articles)

A Poster of Frans van Schooten

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Other Web sites
  1. The Galileo Project
  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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