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## Leibniz

Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz (1646–1716), philosopher and mathematician, born in Leipzig, died in Hannover, where most of his surviving manuscripts are kept. He was one of the founders of the important journal *Acta Eruditorum* (“Treatises of the Learned”) 1682. There he presented his theory of infinitesimals, differential calculus, in 1684.

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