Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716

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Leibniz was born on July 1, 1646 in Leipzig, Germany; he entered Leipzig Univ. and received the degree of doctor of law in 1666; became a philosopher, mathematician, and political advisor; became known as both a metaphysician and a logician, and invented differential and integral calculus; his major writings include: New physical hypothesis (1671), New method for the greatest and the least (1684), Discourse on metaphysics (1686), New system (1695), On the ultimate origin of things (1697), and On nature itself (1698); he died on Nov. 14, 1716 in Hanover, Germany.

From the description of Papers, 1646-1716. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 39287280

German philosopher and mathematician.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wolfenbüttel, to an unidentified nobleman, 1699 Aug. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598230

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wolfenbüttel, to the Bishop of Meaux, 1700 Apr. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598227

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wolfenbüttel, to an unidentified nobleman, 1701 May 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598232

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hanover, to an unidentified recipient, possibly F.A. Hakeman in London, 1699 Apr. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595820

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to F.A. Hakeman in London, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270596738

From the description of Autograph petition unsigned : to the emperor, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598617

From the description of Letter signed : Hanover, to an unidentified recipient, 1698 Dec. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270599016

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hanover, to an unidentified nobleman, 1699 Aug. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595816

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified nobleman, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270596735

From the description of Autograph letter unsigned : [n.p.], to an unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598270

From the description of Autograph document signed : Klausthal, 1686 11 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595353

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hanover, to an unidentified recipient, possibly F.A. Hakeman in London, 1699 May 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595824

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Berolini, to Cardinal Henry Noris, 1702 Sept. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595554

Biography

Leibniz was born on July 1, 1646 in Leipzig, Germany; he entered Leipzig University and received the degree of doctor of law in 1666; became a philosopher, mathematician, and political advisor; became known as both a metaphysician and a logician, and invented differential and integral calculus; his major writings include: New physical hypothesis (1671), New method for the greatest and the least (1684), Discourse on metaphysics (1686), New system (1695), On the ultimate origin of things (1697), and On nature itself (1698); he died on November 14, 1716 in Hanover, Germany.

From the guide to the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Papers, 1646-1716, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.)

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referencedIn Smith, David Eugene, 1860-1944,. Historical papers, [ca. 1400-1899]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716. Letter, 1694 juillet 2/12, Hanover, to "Monsieur" [i.e., Jacques Bénigne Bossuet, Bp. of Meaux, Meaux, France] University of Michigan
creatorOf Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716. Letter to Barthélémy Des Bosses : manuscript, 1715. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727. Newton papers [microform]. Indiana University
creatorOf Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716. Letter : to Johann Fabricius, 1702 Apr. 7. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Papers, 1646-1716 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
referencedIn König, Samuel, 1712-1757. Autograph letter signed : the Hague, to Pierre Maupertuis, 1751 June 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727. Papers. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Ward, Samuel, 1814-1884. Samuel Ward papers, 1647-1912. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716. Autograph letter signed : Wolfenbüttel, to an unidentified nobleman, 1699 Aug. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn König, Samuel, 1712-1757. Autograph letter signed : the Hague, to Pierre Maupertuis, 1752 Mar. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Baron von, 1646-1716. Autograph letter signed : Berolini, to Cardinal Henry Noris, 1702 Sept. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Sir Isaac Newton: Papers, 1612-1886 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
creatorOf Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Baron von, 1646-1716. Autograph document signed : Klausthal, 1686 11 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Mary Hyde Eccles autograph collection, 1514-1697. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Books from the personal library of John Rawls, 1915-2002. Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified nobleman, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716. Autograph letter signed : Hanover, to an unidentified recipient, possibly F.A. Hakeman in London, 1699 Apr. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716. Autograph letter signed : Hanover, to an unidentified recipient, possibly F.A. Hakeman in London, 1699 May 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn University of Virginia. Philosophy Club. Constitution and minutes of the Philosophy Club [manuscript] 1935, 1938-1944, 1947, 1947-1949, 1953-1954, 1958. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to F.A. Hakeman in London, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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creatorOf Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716. Autograph letter signed : Wolfenbüttel, to an unidentified nobleman, 1701 May 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Euler, Leonhard, 1707-1783. Autograph letter signed : Berlin, to Pierre Maupertuis, 1752 Mar. 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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referencedIn Lectures and Papers of Professor Alexander Campbell Fraser (1819-1914), 1856-1901 Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn König, Samuel, 1712-1757. Autograph letter signed : the Hague, to Pierre Maupertuis, 1751 Dec. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn König, Samuel, 1712-1757. Autograph letter signed : the Hague, to Pierre Maupertuis, 1751 [i.e. 1752] Feb. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716. Autograph letter signed : Hanover, to an unidentified nobleman, 1699 Aug. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Samuel Ward papers, 1647-1912 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Baron von, 1646-1716. Autograph letter unsigned : [n.p.], to an unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Ernst Cassirer papers, 1892-1958 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Autograph File, L, 1641-1976. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Wilczek, Gerhard. Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz / Gerhard Wilczek. OCLC Techpro
creatorOf Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Baron von, 1646-1716. Autograph petition unsigned : to the emperor, undated. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716. Letter, Hannover, Germany, to Christian Wolff, 1711 Dec. 10 Brown University, Brown University Library
creatorOf Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874,. Autograph collection : manuscript, [14--]-1802. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716. Papers, 1646-1716. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716. Letters. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Cassirer, Ernst, 1874-1945. Ernst Cassirer papers 1892-1958. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Orations given at the Austrian Court, 18th century Senate House Library, University of London
creatorOf Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716. Letter signed : Hanover, to an unidentified recipient, 1698 Dec. 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Ampère, André-Marie, 1775-1836. Ampère manuscript collection, 1795-1830. Cornell University Library
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creatorOf Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716. Autograph letter signed : Wolfenbüttel, to the Bishop of Meaux, 1700 Apr. 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Catholic Church corporateBody
associatedWith Cook, E. B. (Eugene Beauharnais), 1830-1915. person
associatedWith Des Bosses, Barthélémy, 1663-1738, person
associatedWith Dibner, Bern, person
associatedWith Domeier, Heinrich Christoph. person
associatedWith Eccles, Mary Hyde, collector. person
associatedWith Euler, Leonhard, 1707-1783. person
associatedWith Fabricius, Johann, 1644-1729. person
associatedWith Fontenelle, M. de (Bernard Le Bovier), 1657-1757. person
associatedWith Foucher de Careil, Countess. person
associatedWith Fraser, Alexander Campbell; Macphail, Earle Monteith; Easterbrook, Charles Cromhall; Sloan, A. D. person
associatedWith Frisi, Pietro Aloysio, person
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associatedWith Hakeman, Frideric August, person
associatedWith Hartsoeker, Nicolas, 1656-1725. person
associatedWith König, Samuel, 1712-1757. person
associatedWith Loemker, Leroy E. person
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associatedWith Noris, Henry, Cardinal, 1631-1704, person
associatedWith Palmer, George Herbert, 1842-1933, person
associatedWith Rawls, John, 1921-2002 person
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associatedWith Ward, Samuel, 1814-1884. person
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correspondedWith Wolff, Christian, Freiherr von, 1679-1754 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Rhode Island--Providence
Germany
Subject
Magnetism--Experiments--Early works to 1800
Calendars
Manuscripts, Latin
Lutheran Church--Relations--Catholic Church
Faith and reason
Philosophers--Archival resources
Chess--Early works to 1800
Mathematicians--Archival resources
Chess--Manuscripts
Occupation
Philosophers--Germany--Archival resources
Mathematicians--Germany--Archival resources
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Person

Birth 1646-07-01

Death 1716-11-14

Germans

Multiple languages,

French,

German,

Latin

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