Jakob Hermann

1678 - 1733

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Jakob Hermann (16 July 1678 – 11 July 1733) was a mathematician who worked on problems in classical mechanics. He is the author of Phoronomia, an early treatise on Mechanics in Latin, which has been translated by Ian Bruce in 2015-16. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jakob Hermann has received more than 17,005 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Jakob Hermann is the 486th most popular mathematician (up from 497th in 2019), the 311th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 296th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Jakob Hermann ranks 486 out of 823Before him are David Mumford, Erik Ivar Fredholm, Aleksandr Khinchin, Louis Nirenberg, Nina Bari, and Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz. After him are Harold Jeffreys, Paul Halmos, William Thurston, Willem 's Gravesande, Johannes de Muris, and John Pell.

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Among people born in 1678, Jakob Hermann ranks 11Before him are Amaro Pargo, Filippo Juvarra, Francesco Farnese, Duke of Parma, Karl Leopold, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Peter Lacy, and Adrien Maurice de Noailles. After him are Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke and Pierre Raymond de Montmort. Among people deceased in 1733, Jakob Hermann ranks 14Before him are Eberhard Louis, Duke of Württemberg, Robert de Visée, Johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Nicolas Coustou, John Christian, Count Palatine of Sulzbach, and Princess Sibylle of Saxe-Lauenburg. After him is Henrietta Godolphin, 2nd Duchess of Marlborough.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Jakob Hermann ranks 311 out of 876Before him are Nicolaus I Bernoulli (1687), Maximilian Bircher-Benner (1867), Theodore Bibliander (1500), Hector Hodler (1887), Albert Sechehaye (1870), and René Fasel (1950). After him are Philippe Jaccottet (1925), Henri Colpi (1921), Leopold Kielholz (1911), Gustave Ador (1845), Felix Manz (1498), and François Le Fort (1656).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In Switzerland

Among mathematicians born in Switzerland, Jakob Hermann ranks 14Before him are Nicolaus II Bernoulli (1695), Jean-Robert Argand (1768), Jacques Charles François Sturm (1803), Simon Antoine Jean L'Huilier (1750), Johann II Bernoulli (1710), and Nicolaus I Bernoulli (1687). After him are Johann Baptist Cysat (1585), Ludwig Schläfli (1814), Georges de Rham (1903), Armand Borel (1923), Nicolas Fuss (1755), and Martin Hairer (1975).