Archimedes

Archimedes

Archimedes of Syracuse (; Greek: Ἀρχιμήδης; c. 287 – c. 212 BC) was a Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer. Although few details of his life are known, he is regarded as one of the leading scientists in classical antiquity. Generally considered the greatest mathematician of antiquity and one of the greatest of all time, Archimedes anticipated modern calculus and analysis by applying concepts of infinitesimals and the method of exhaustion to derive and ... more on Wikipedia

Archimedes IS LISTED ON

Famous People From Sicily Famous Male Engineers List of Famous Astronomers Famous Authors from Greece Famous Male Philosophers Famous Male Mathematicians Famous Male Scientists List of Famous Physicists Famous Mathematicians from Greece Famous Philosophers from Greece Famous Writers from Greece Famous Male Physicists Famous People Who Died in Italy