Leonhard Euler and the Bernoullis: Mathematicians from Basel

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" Leonhard Euler and the Bernoullis is a fascinating tale of the Bernoulli family and Euler's association with them. Successful merchants in the 16th and 17th centuries, the Bernoullis were driven out of Antwerp during the persecution of the Huguenots and settled first in Frankfurt, and then in Basel, where one of the most remarkable mathematical dynasties evolved with Jacob, Johann, and Daniel Bernoulli the most prominent among them. Euler, fortunate to have had Johann Bernoulli as a tutor, quickly rose to prominence in ...

Leonhard Euler and the Bernoullis: Mathematicians from Basel 2009, A K PETERS

ISBN-13: 9781568814643

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