Quotes by Abraham de Moivre

About Abraham de Moivre:

Abraham de Moivre was a French mathematician known for de Moivre's formula, one of those that link complex numbers and trigonometry, and for his work on the normal distribution and probability theory. He was a friend of Isaac Newton, Edmond Halley, and James Stirling. Even though he faced religious persecution he remained a "steadfast Christian" throughout his life. Among his fellow Huguenot exiles in England, he was a colleague of the editor and translator Pierre des Maizeaux.

Author Bio

  • NameAbraham de Moivre
  • DescriptionFrench mathematician
  • BornMay 26, 1667
  • DiedNovember 27, 1754
  • CountryFrance
  • ProfessionMathematician; Statistician
  • AwardsFellow Of The Royal Society