Who was there ?


Mathematicians in our archive who were alive in the year 1700 are:

Kamalakara was about 84 this year and died about this year.
John Wallis was 84 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
Vincenzo Viviani was 78 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
Giovanni Cassini was 75 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
Johann Hudde was 72 this year and would die in a further 4 years.
Christopher Wren was 68 this year and would die in a further 23 years.
Mei Wending was 67 this year and would die in a further 21 years.
Robert Hooke was 65 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
Nicolas Malebranche was 62 this year and would die in a further 15 years.
Philippe de la Hire was 60 this year and would die in a further 18 years.
Bernard Lamy was 60 this year and would die in a further 15 years.
Jacques Ozanam was 60 this year and would die in a further 18 years.
Takakazu Seki was 58 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Isaac Newton was 57 this year and would die in a further 27 years.
Siguenza y Gongora was 55 this year and died this year.
John Flamsteed was 54 this year and would die in a further 19 years.
Gottfried Leibniz was 54 this year and would die in a further 16 years.
Giovanni Ceva was 53 this year and would die in a further 34 years.
Denis Papin was 53 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
Henry Aldrich was 52 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Tommaso Ceva was 52 this year and would die in a further 37 years.
Ehrenfried Walter von Tschirnhaus was 49 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Jean Le FŹvre was 48 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
Michel Rolle was 48 this year and would die in a further 19 years.
Abraham Sharp was 47 this year and would die in a further 42 years.
Jacob Bernoulli was 46 this year and would die in a further 5 years.
Pierre Varignon was 46 this year and would die in a further 22 years.
Edmond Halley was 44 this year and would die in a further 42 years.
Charles René Reyneau was 44 this year and would die in a further 28 years.
Bernard de Fontenelle was 43 this year and would die in a further 57 years.
David Gregory was 41 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Joseph Saurin was 41 this year and would die in a further 37 years.
Thomas Fantet de Lagny was 40 this year and would die in a further 34 years.
Guillaume de l'Hôpital was 39 this year and would die in a further 4 years.
Louis Carré was 37 this year and would die in a further 11 years.
John Craig was 37 this year and would die in a further 31 years.
Takebe Katahiro was 36 this year and would die in a further 39 years.
John Arbuthnot was 33 this year and would die in a further 35 years.
Johann Bernoulli was 33 this year and would die in a further 48 years.
Abraham de Moivre was 33 this year and would die in a further 54 years.
Giovanni Saccheri was 33 this year and would die in a further 33 years.
William Whiston was 33 this year and would die in a further 52 years.
Joseph Raphson was 32 this year and would die in a further 12 years.
Leonty Filippovich Magnitsky was 31 this year and would die in a further 39 years.
Maria Winckelmann was 30 this year and would die in a further 20 years.
Guido Grandi was 29 this year and would die in a further 42 years.
John Keill was 29 this year and would die in a further 21 years.
Eustachio Manfredi was 26 this year and would die in a further 39 years.
Samuel Clarke was 25 this year and would die in a further 29 years.
William Jones was 25 this year and would die in a further 49 years.
Jacopo Riccati was 24 this year and would die in a further 54 years.
Jacques Cassini was 23 this year and would die in a further 56 years.
Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr was 23 this year and would die in a further 50 years.
Joseph Privat de MoliŹres was 23 this year and would die in a further 42 years.
Charles Hayes was 22 this year and would die in a further 60 years.
Jakob Hermann was 22 this year and would die in a further 33 years.
Pierre Rémond de Montmort was 22 this year and would die in a further 19 years.
John Colson was 20 this year and would die in a further 60 years.
John Machin was 20 this year and would die in a further 51 years.
Gabriele Manfredi was 19 this year and would die in a further 61 years.
Mei Juecheng was 19 this year and would die in a further 63 years.
Roger Cotes was 18 this year and would die in a further 16 years.
Giulio Fagnano was 18 this year and would die in a further 66 years.
John Hadley was 18 this year and would die in a further 44 years.
Nicholas Saunderson was 18 this year and would die in a further 39 years.
Giovanni Poleni was 17 this year and would die in a further 61 years.
George Berkeley was 15 this year and would die in a further 53 years.
Brook Taylor was 15 this year and would die in a further 31 years.
Nicolaus(I) Bernoulli was 13 this year and would die in a further 59 years.
Robert Simson was 13 this year and would die in a further 68 years.
Louis Castel was 12 this year and would die in a further 57 years.
Roger Paman was about 12 this year and would die in about a further 48 years.
Willem 'sGravesande was 12 this year and would die in a further 42 years.
Samuel Molyneux was 11 this year and would die in a further 28 years.
Christian Goldbach was 10 this year and would die in a further 64 years.
Jagannatha was about 10 this year and would die in about a further 50 years.
James Stirling was 8 this year and would die in a further 70 years.
Nicolaus(II) Bernoulli was 5 this year and would die in a further 26 years.
Pierre Bouguer was 2 this year and would die in a further 58 years.
Colin Maclaurin was 2 this year and would die in a further 46 years.
Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis was 2 this year and would die in a further 59 years.
Charles-Étienne Camus was 1 this year and would die in a further 68 years.
Daniel Bernoulli was born this year and would die in a further 82 years.
Nathaniel Bliss was born this year and would die in a further 64 years.
William Braikenridge was born this year and would die in a further 62 years.
Edmund Stone was born about this year and would die in about a further 68 years.

There were 86 mathematicians in our archive alive in the year 1700.


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