Nicolaus Mercator

1620 - 1687


Nicolaus Mercator was a German mathematician best known for his series for log(1 + x).
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List of References (5 books/articles)

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Aubrey's Brief Lives entry

Honours awarded to Nicolaus Mercator
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Fellow of the Royal Society1666
Biography in Aubrey's Brief Lives


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  1. The Galileo Project

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