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Bernoulli, Jakob (1654–1705)

Jakob (James, Jacques) Bernoulli, from Switzerland, was the first of eight members of the mathematically talented Bernoulli family. As directed by his parents, he was trained as a philosopher (master's degree, 1671) and theologian (licentiate, 1676) at the University of ...

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