# Mathematician:Pieter Nieuwland

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## Mathematician

Dutch nautical scientist, chemist, mathematician and poet.

Has been called the Dutch Isaac Newton.

Known for finding the largest cube that can pass through a hole in a unit cube.

## Nationality

Dutch

## History

- Born: 5 November 1764 in Diemermeer
- Died: 14 November 1794 in Leiden

## Publications

- 1793:
*Zeevaart-kunde*

## Sources

- 1986: David Wells:
*Curious and Interesting Numbers*... (previous) ... (next): A List of Mathematicians in Chronological Sequence - 1997: David Wells:
*Curious and Interesting Numbers*(2nd ed.) ... (previous) ... (next): A List of Mathematicians in Chronological Sequence