[hahy-guhnz, hoi-; Dutch hoi-gens]
Dutch mathematician, physicist, and astronomer.
Christiaan Huygens, FRS (Latin: Hugenius) (14 April 1629 – 8 July 1695) was a
prominent Dutch mathematician and scientist. He is known particularly as an ...
Mar 7, 2012 ... Christiaan Huygens, also spelled Christian Huyghens (born April 14, 1629, The
Hague—died July 8, 1695, The Hague), Dutch mathematician, ...
Christiaan Huygens was a mathematician, physicist and astronomer who
formulated the wave theory of light. He also discovered the pendulum clock, ...
Christiaan Huygens came from an important Dutch family. His father Constantin
Huygens had studied natural philosophy and was a diplomat. It was through him
Born in 1629, Huygens came from a wealthy and well-connected Dutch family,
who served in the diplomatic service to the House of Orange. As a young boy he
Jun 8, 2012 ... Christiaan Huygens was a Dutch scientist born in 1629. He proposed Saturn was
a ringed planet, and was the first to propose a theory of light's ...
Christian Huygens (1629 - 1695). From `A Short Account of the History of
Mathematics' (4th edition, 1908) by W. W. Rouse Ball. Christian Huygens was
born at ...
[Image of C. Huygens] Born in The Hague in 1629, Christiaan Huygens was a
famous Dutchman for his development of advanced pendulum clocks (1659).