Who was there ?


Mathematicians in our archive who were alive in the year 1780 are:

Daniel Bernoulli was 80 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
William Emerson was 79 this year and would die in a further 2 years.
Johann Castillon was 76 this year and would die in a further 11 years.
Benjamin Franklin was 74 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Georges Buffon was 73 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Leonhard Euler was 73 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
Johann(II) Bernoulli was 70 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Thomas Fuller was 70 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Ruggero Giuseppe Boscovich was 69 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
CŽsar-Franois Cassini de Thury was 66 this year and would die in a further 4 years.
Alexander Wilson was 66 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
Giovanni Fagnano was 65 this year and would die in a further 17 years.
Jean d'Alembert was 63 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
Matthew Stewart was 63 this year and would die in a further 5 years.
Maria Agnesi was 62 this year and would die in a further 19 years.
Istv‡n Hatvani was 62 this year and would die in a further 6 years.
Abraham KŠstner was 61 this year and would die in a further 20 years.
John Landen was 61 this year and would die in a further 10 years.
Nicole-Reine Etable de Labrire was 57 this year and would die in a further 8 years.
Richard Price was 57 this year and would die in a further 11 years.
Franz Aepinus was 56 this year and would die in a further 22 years.
ƒtienne Montucla was 55 this year and would die in a further 19 years.
James Hutton was 54 this year and would die in a further 17 years.
Paolo Frisi was 52 this year and would die in a further 4 years.
Louis-Antoine de Bougainville was 51 this year and would die in a further 31 years.
ƒtienne BŽzout was 50 this year and would die in a further 3 years.
Charles Bossut was 50 this year and would die in a further 34 years.
Benjamin Banneker was 49 this year and would die in a further 26 years.
Gianfrancesco Malfatti was 49 this year and would die in a further 27 years.
Francis Maseres was 49 this year and would die in a further 44 years.
Naonobu Ajima was 48 this year and would die in a further 18 years.
Wenceslaus Johann Gustav Karsten was 48 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
JŽr™me Lalande was 48 this year and would die in a further 27 years.
Nevil Maskelyne was 48 this year and would die in a further 31 years.
David Rittenhouse was 48 this year and would die in a further 16 years.
Jean-Charles de Borda was 47 this year and would die in a further 19 years.
Achille-Pierre Dionis du SŽjour was 46 this year and would die in a further 14 years.
Monteiro da Rocha was 46 this year and would die in a further 39 years.
Antonio Mario Lorgna was 45 this year and would die in a further 16 years.
Jesse Ramsden was 45 this year and would die in a further 20 years.
Alexandre-Theophile Vandermonde was 45 this year and would die in a further 16 years.
Erland Bring was 44 this year and would die in a further 18 years.
Charles Augustin Coulomb was 44 this year and would die in a further 26 years.
Joseph-Louis Lagrange was 44 this year and would die in a further 33 years.
Johannes Tetens was 44 this year and would die in a further 27 years.
Edward Waring was 44 this year and would die in a further 18 years.
Charles Hutton was 43 this year and would die in a further 43 years.
Nicolas Vilant was 43 this year and would die in a further 27 years.
Georg KlŸgel was 41 this year and would die in a further 32 years.
Anders Lexell was 40 this year and would die in a further 4 years.
Carl Friedrich Hindenburg was 39 this year and would die in a further 28 years.
John Wilson was 39 this year and would die in a further 13 years.
Marquis de Condorcet was 37 this year and would die in a further 14 years.
Johann(III) Bernoulli was 36 this year and would die in a further 27 years.
Anast‡cio da Cunha was 36 this year and would die in a further 7 years.
Pierre MŽchain was 36 this year and would die in a further 24 years.
George Atwood was 35 this year and would die in a further 27 years.
Caspar Wessel was 35 this year and would die in a further 38 years.
Gaspard Monge was 34 this year and would die in a further 38 years.
William Trail was 34 this year and would die in a further 51 years.
Aida Yasuaki was 33 this year and would die in a further 37 years.
Dominique Cassini was 32 this year and would die in a further 65 years.
John Playfair was 32 this year and would die in a further 39 years.
Charles Tinseau was 32 this year and would die in a further 42 years.
Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Delambre was 31 this year and would die in a further 42 years.
John Hellins was 31 this year and would die in a further 47 years.
Pierre-Simon Laplace was 31 this year and would die in a further 47 years.
James Glenie was 30 this year and would die in a further 37 years.
Caroline Herschel was 30 this year and would die in a further 68 years.
Simon Lhuilier was 30 this year and would die in a further 60 years.
Lorenzo Mascheroni was 30 this year and would die in a further 20 years.
William Morgan was 30 this year and would die in a further 53 years.
John Bonnycastle was 29 this year and would die in a further 41 years.
Adrien-Marie Legendre was 28 this year and would die in a further 53 years.
Lazare Carnot was 27 this year and would die in a further 43 years.
Nicola Fergola was 27 this year and would die in a further 44 years.
Dugald Stewart was 27 this year and would die in a further 43 years.
Edward Troughton was 27 this year and would die in a further 55 years.
Nicolas-Franois Canard was 26 this year and would die in a further 53 years.
Georg Vega was 26 this year and would die in a further 22 years.
Gaspard de Prony was 25 this year and would die in a further 59 years.
Nikolai Fuss was 25 this year and would die in a further 46 years.
Antoine Parseval was 25 this year and would die in a further 56 years.
John West was 24 this year and would die in a further 37 years.
Louis Arbogast was 21 this year and would die in a further 23 years.
Jacob(II) Bernoulli was 21 this year and would die in a further 9 years.
Pietro Paoli was 21 this year and would die in a further 59 years.
Christian Kramp was 20 this year and would die in a further 46 years.
Franois Budan was 19 this year and would die in a further 60 years.
Ruan Yuan was 16 this year and would die in a further 69 years.
Pierre-Simon Girard was 15 this year and would die in a further 56 years.
James Ivory was 15 this year and would die in a further 62 years.
Sylvestre Lacroix was 15 this year and would die in a further 63 years.
Timofei Fedorovic Osipovsky was 15 this year and would die in a further 52 years.
Johann Friedrich Pfaff was 15 this year and would die in a further 45 years.
Paolo Ruffini was 15 this year and would die in a further 42 years.
John Brinkley was 14 this year and would die in a further 55 years.
John Farey was 14 this year and would die in a further 46 years.
John Leslie was 14 this year and would die in a further 52 years.
Alexis Bouvard was 13 this year and would die in a further 63 years.
Jean-Robert Argand was 12 this year and would die in a further 42 years.
Joseph Fourier was 12 this year and would die in a further 50 years.
Franois Franais was 12 this year and would die in a further 30 years.
AmŽlie Harlay was 12 this year and would die in a further 52 years.
Li Rui was 12 this year and would die in a further 37 years.
Franois-Joseph Servois was 12 this year and would die in a further 67 years.
William Wallace was 12 this year and would die in a further 63 years.
Martin Bartels was 11 this year and would die in a further 56 years.
Jean Nicolas Pierre Hachette was 11 this year and would die in a further 54 years.
Louis Puissant was 11 this year and would die in a further 63 years.
Joseph Gergonne was 9 this year and would die in a further 79 years.
Antoine-AndrŽ-Louis Reynaud was 9 this year and would die in a further 64 years.
Robert Haldane was 8 this year and would die in a further 74 years.
Bartholomew Lloyd was 8 this year and would die in a further 57 years.
Nathaniel Bowditch was 7 this year and would die in a further 58 years.
Johann Karl Burckhardt was 7 this year and would die in a further 45 years.
Louis Benjamin Francoeur was 7 this year and would die in a further 69 years.
Robert Woodhouse was 7 this year and would die in a further 47 years.
Thomas Young was 7 this year and would die in a further 49 years.
Jean-Baptiste Biot was 6 this year and would die in a further 82 years.
Olinthus Gregory was 6 this year and would die in a further 61 years.
Karl Mollweide was 6 this year and would die in a further 45 years.
Robert Adrain was 5 this year and would die in a further 63 years.
AndrŽ-Marie Ampre was 5 this year and would die in a further 56 years.
Farkas Bolyai was 5 this year and would die in a further 76 years.
Jacques Franais was 5 this year and would die in a further 53 years.
ƒtienne Louis Malus was 5 this year and would die in a further 32 years.
Peter Barlow was 4 this year and would die in a further 82 years.
Sophie Germain was 4 this year and would die in a further 51 years.
BarnabŽ Brisson was 3 this year and would die in a further 48 years.
Carl Friedrich Gauss was 3 this year and would die in a further 75 years.
Daniel Hecht was 3 this year and would die in a further 53 years.
Louis Poinsot was 3 this year and would die in a further 79 years.
William Spence was 3 this year and would die in a further 35 years.
JozŽf Ho‘nŽ Wronski was 2 this year and would die in a further 73 years.
Benjamin Gompertz was 1 this year and would die in a further 85 years.
August Crelle was born this year and would die in a further 75 years.
Mary Somerville was born this year and would die in a further 92 years.

There were 138 mathematicians in our archive alive in the year 1780.


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