John Napier

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John Napier
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John Napier (1550–1617)
Born1 Feb 1550
Dee'd4 Apryle 1617(1617-04-04) (aged 66–67)
Alma materVarsity o Saunt Aundraes

John Napier, Laird o Merchiston (1550 - 4 Aprile 1617) is a Scots mathematicker an thelogian fae Embra.[1] In mathematics, he gies his name tae Naperian logarithms an tae Naperian banes an in Embra he gies his name tae the Embra University that is cried Napier University.[2]

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  1. "John Napier: His Life, His Logs, and His Bones - Introduction | Mathematical Association of America". Retrieved 6 Juin 2021.
  2. "John Napier of Merchiston". Napier (in English). Retrieved 6 Juin 2021.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)