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[hahy-guhnz, hoi-; Dutch hoi-gens]
Dutch mathematician, physicist, and astronomer.
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Christiaan Huygens - Wikipedia


Christiaan Huygens, FRS (Latin: Hugenius) (14 April 1629 – 8 July 1695) was a prominent Dutch mathematician and scientist. He is known particularly as an ...

Christiaan Huygens | Dutch scientist and mathematician | Britannica ...


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 - Biography, Facts and Pictures


Christiaan Huygens was a mathematician, physicist and astronomer who formulated the wave theory of light. He also discovered the pendulum clock, ...

Huygens biography - University of St Andrews


Christiaan Huygens came from an important Dutch family. His father Constantin Huygens had studied natural philosophy and was a diplomat. It was through him  ...

Christiaan Huygens: Discoverer of Titan / ESA history / Welcome to ...


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  ...

Christiaan Huygens Biography - Space.com


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)


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 ...

Christiaan Huygens (1629-95) - SEDS Messier Database


[Image of C. Huygens] Born in The Hague in 1629, Christiaan Huygens was a famous Dutchman for his development of advanced pendulum clocks (1659).