History of Calculus

  • Descartes

    Started the way on modern mathematics
  • Pierre de Fermat

    Pierre de Fermat
    Famous for his last Theoram, couldn't prove it though. It was proven in 1997, for an award of $50 000.
  • Isaac Barrow

    Isaac Barrow
    First Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University. Math was NOT primarily studied at university in those days.
  • Isaac Newton

    Isaac Newton
    There were many disputes involving his work on Calculus .
  • Gottfried Liebniz

    Gottfried Liebniz
    He is the father of Binary, and he developed the calculus we use today.
  • Period: to


    Worked with the Bernouilli's, who developed the method known as L'Hopital's rule.