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  1965: Born on October 13th 1965 in Singapore.   1972 – 1977: Attended Anglo-Chinese Primary School, Singapore.   1978 – 1981: Attended Anglo-Chinese Secondary School, Singapore.   1982 – 1983: Attended Hwa Chong Junior College, Singapore.   1984 – 1986: Served in the Singapore Armed Forces, Singapore.     1986 – 1989: National University of ..

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1906 – He was born on the 6th day of June in Krefeld, Germany; he was an algebraist, group theorist, and numerical analyst. He was also an avid guitar player.    1935 – He independently discovered Zorn’s lemma, a powerful tool in set theory that is applicable to a wide range of mathematical constructs such as ..

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1871 – He was born on the 27th of July in Berlin, German Empire.   1889 – He graduated from Berlin’s Luisenstädtisches Gymnasium.   1894 – He then studied mathematics, physics and philosophy at the universities of Berlin, Halle and Freiburg and finished his doctorate at the University of Berlin. And he was awarded for ..

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78 – Born in Shiqiao of Nanyang, Henan Province, China. Zhang Heng, also known as Pingzi, a Chinese astronomer, geographer, and mathematician. 90 – He was an accomplished writer at twelve. 94 – At sixteen, he left home to pursue his study in the capital cities. He published several well recognized literary writings. 108 – ..

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1865 – Born in Zonnemaire, a small village in the isle of Schouwen, Zeeland, The Netherlands; birth of a Dutch physicist  1885 – He studied at Leyden University  1890 – He was appointed as an assistant of Lorentz and became involved in an extensive research. 1892 – Came up with his first treatise Mesures relatives du ..

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1868 – She was born on the 15th day of March this year in Haslemere (near London), England. She was educated at Girton College, England and continued her studies at Göttingen University in Germany.   1874 – Grace was only six years old when her father retired at the age of 65 and at this ..

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1922 – Born in October 1st in Hofei, Anwhei, China. Chen Ning Yang is a Nobel Prize winning Chinese American physicist and mathematician. 1942-1948 – He earned his B.S. degree in China and his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. 1949-1955 – He has been associated with the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, ..

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1773 – Born in April 28th. Robert Woodhouse was the eighth occupant of the Lucasian Professorship of Mathematics at Cambridge University. 1795 – He was senior wrangler at Caius College, Cambridge when he was awarded his B.A.          – Was the winner of the Smith’s Prize. 1798 – His M.A. was awarded and he ..

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1679 – Born on January 24th in Breslau, Silesia, Germany. Christian Wolff, philosopher, mathematician, and scientist who worked in many subjects but who is best known as the German spokesman of the Enlightenment, the 18th-century philosophical movement characterized by Rationalism. 1703-1706 – Qualified as Privatdozent in the university of Leipzig, where he lectured, when he ..

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