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Born on 13 Dec, 1380 Died on 29 Feb, 1436
Ghiyāth al-Dīn Jamshīd Masʿūd al-Kāshī was a Persian astronomer and mathematician.
Born on 01 Jan, 1979
Jawed Karim is an American internet entrepreneur. He is best known for being the co-founder of the video-sharing website YouTube. Many of the core components of PayPal, including its real-time anti-fraud system, were also designed and implemented by Karim.
Born on 1195 Died on 1256
Jordanus de Nemore was one of the most important writers on mechanics and mathematics in the Latin West – to be compared only with Leonardo Fibonacci and Nicole Oresme. But almost nothing is known about his life. He must have lived before the middle of the 13th century, because Jordanus' works are m...
Born on 1200 Died on 1300
Jordanus de Nemore was a thirteenth-century European mathematician who wrote treatises on at least 6 different important mathematical subjects: the science of weights; “algorismi” treatises on practical arithmetic; pure arithmetic; algebra; geometry; and stereographic projection. Most of these treat...