John Napier
#2662 Overall Influence

John Napier

Scottish mathematician, physicist, and astronomer

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John Napier of Merchiston , nicknamed Marvellous Merchiston, was a Scottish landowner known as a mathematician, physicist, and astronomer. He was the 8th Laird of Merchiston. His Latinized name was Ioannes Neper.

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University of St Andrews
University of St Andrews

University in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland

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    #153 World Rank
    Mathematics
    #1800 World Rank
    Physics