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## Leonhard Euler

## Christiaan Huygens

Christiaan Huygens (14.04.1929, Netherlands) was a Dutch physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and inventor who is regarded as a major figure in the Science Revolution. He is the founder of Mathematical Physics. With his geometry skills, at the age of 8, he impressed his tutor Descartes.

He is known in mathematics for his contributions to probability. He is the pioneer in the Probability Theorem, and his first systematic treatise to deal with Games of Chance and Problems of Points. His first treatise demonstrated and proved the theorem of combinations which is fundamentally established the formula:

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