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Euclid was a mathematician whose third century B.C. textbook Elements served as the western world's unchallenged standard for two millennia. Nothing is known about Euclid's life or physical appearance, and what little is known about his career comes from inferences in later sources. It is generally agreed that he taught geometry in Hellenistic Egypt, at Alexandria during the reign of Ptolemy I, between 305 and 285 B.C. He is credited with the thirteen volumes of Elements, a work that accumulated More »
Born: c. 325 B.C. (?)

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Euclid sometimes called Euclid of Alexandria to distinguish him from Euclides of Megara, was a Greek mathematician, often referred to as ...

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Jul 21, 2017 ... Euclid was a great Greek mathematician. Although little is known about his early and personal life, he went on to contribute greatly in the field of ...

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Jun 27, 2017 ... Of Euclid's life nothing is known except what the Greek philosopher Proclus (c. 410–485 ce) reports in his “summary” of famous Greek ...

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Mar 24, 2015 ... Details about Euclid's life are sparse – the main biographical information was not written until many centuries later, e.g. Proclus c. 450 AD.

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Although Euclid is a famous mathematician, very little is known about his life. It is believed that he was a student of Plato. Euclid was born around 365 B.C. in ...

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Oct 23, 2015 ... Almost nothing is known of Euclid's life. Around 300 BCE, he ran his own school in Alexandria, Egypt. We do not know the years or places of his ...

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The Greek mathematician (math expert) Euclid wrote the Elements, ... Simmons, George F. Calculus Gems: Brief Lives and Memorable Mathematics. New York: ...

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The long lasting nature of The Elements must make Euclid the leading mathematics teacher of all time. However little is known of Euclid's life except that he ...

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The Greek mathematician Euclid lived and flourished in Alexandria in Egypt around 300 BCE, during the reign of Ptolemy I. Almost nothing is known of his life , ...