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 14,792 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Jakob Hermann is the 497th most popular mathematician (down from 480th in 2019), the 296th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 264th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Swiss Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Jakob Hermann ranks 497 out of 828Before him are Maria Angela Ardinghelli, Edmund Gunter, Gerd Faltings, Henri Brocard, Joseph Raphson, and Thomas Joannes Stieltjes. After him are Benjamin Peirce, David Mumford, Louis Bachelier, Johann Baptist Cysat, Pietro Mengoli, and Whitfield Diffie.

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Among people born in 1678, Jakob Hermann ranks 11Before him are Louis Alexandre, Count of Toulouse, 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 11Before him are Tsarevna Catherine Ivanovna of Russia, Giovanni Girolamo Saccheri, Johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Eberhard Louis, Duke of Württemberg, John Christian, Count Palatine of Sulzbach, and Pieter van der Aa. After him is Henrietta Godolphin, 2nd Duchess of Marlborough.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Jakob Hermann ranks 296 out of 749Before him are Fabian Cancellara (1981), Joseph Deiss (1946), Klaus Huber (1924), Luigi Taveri (1929), Silvio Moser (1941), and Henri Colpi (1921). After him are Charles Champaud (1865), Orgetorix (null), Johann Baptist Cysat (1585), Anders Arborelius (1949), Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf (1956), and Justus Dahinden (1925).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In Switzerland

Among mathematicians born in Switzerland, Jakob Hermann ranks 13Before him are Jakob Steiner (1796), Jean-Robert Argand (1768), Nicolaus II Bernoulli (1695), Jacques Charles François Sturm (1803), Johann II Bernoulli (1710), and Nicolaus I Bernoulli (1687). After him are Johann Baptist Cysat (1585), Simon Antoine Jean L'Huilier (1750), Nicolas Fuss (1755), Armand Borel (1923), Georges de Rham (1903), and Martin Hairer (1975).