Simon Stevin
1548  1620  Click the picture above  
Simon Stevin was a Flemish mathematician who presented the first elementary and thorough account of decimal fractions and introduced their use in mathematics.  
Full MacTutor biography  [Version for printing]  
List of References (19 books/articles)
Mathematicians born in the same country

 
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