Leonhard Euler

Leonhard Euler's Death

Born (Birthday) April 15, 1707

Death Date September 18, 1783

Age of Death 76 years

Cause of Death N/A

Place of Death Saint Petersburg, Russia

Place of Burial Smolenskoye Lyuteranskoye Kladbishche, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Profession Mathematician

The mathematician Leonhard Euler died at the age of 76. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

One of the Switzerland’s greatest mathematicians and physicists who introduced much of the mathematical terminology and notation that we use today. Most notable he introduced the concept of a function and the letter “e” as the base of the natural logarithm.

He started learning at the University of Basel at the age of 13.

He made important discoveries in various fields, including astronomy and calculus.

How did Leonhard Euler die?

Leonhard Euler died from a stroke on September 18, 1783 while playing with one of his grandchildren.



"To those who ask what the infinitely small quantity in mathematics is, we answer that it is actually zero. Hence there are not so many mysteries hidden in this concept as they are usually believed to be."

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"For since the fabric of the universe is most perfect and the work of a most wise Creator, nothing at all takes place in the universe in which some rule of maximum or minimum does not appear."

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"Madam, I have come from a country where people are hanged if they talk."

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"Mathematicians have tried in vain to this day to discover some order in the sequence of prime numbers, and we have reason to believe that it is a mystery into which the human mind will never penetrate."

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