# Mathematician:Jakob II Bernoulli

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## Mathematician

Swiss mathematician who worked in geometry and mathematical physics.

Son of Johann II Bernoulli and the younger brother of Johann III Bernoulli.

## Nationality

Swiss

## History

- Born: 17th October 1759, Basel, Switzerland
- Died: 15 Aug 1789, St Petersburg, Russia, by accidental drowning

## Theorems

## Also known as

Also known as **Jacob**.

## Also see

## Sources

- John J. O'Connor and Edmund F. Robertson: "Jakob II Bernoulli": MacTutor History of Mathematics archive

- 1937: Eric Temple Bell:
*Men of Mathematics*... (previous) ... (next): Chapter $\text{VIII}$: Nature or Nurture? - 2008: Ian Stewart:
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