Euclid 323-285 B.C.

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Euclid was an eminent mathematician who founded a school of Mathematics at Alexandria during the reign of Ptolemy I. His greatest work was the Elements of Geometry which remained in use practically unchanged for 2,000 years.



Euclid of Alexandria

Source: http://www-groups.dcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/~history/

Works of Euclid

Source: http://www.ibiblio.org/expo/vatican.exhibit/exhibit/Main_Hall.html