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A Greek philosopher who made important developments in mathematics, astronomy, and the theory of music. His theorem – now known as Pythagoras' theorem –shows how the sum of the areas of three intersecting squares can determine the side lengths of a right triangle. This may well have been known to the Babylonians thousands of years earlier, but Pythagoras was the first to prove it.
Scientist, mathematician, physicist, engineer, astronomer and inventor – Archimedes is often known as the Father of Mathematics. He is generally acclaimed as the most famous mathematician and inventor in ancient Greece. He is especially important for his ‘Eureka’ moment – his discovery of the relation between the surface and volume of a sphere and its circumscribing cylinder.
Historians treat Horace Mann, born in Massachusetts, US in 1796, as one of the most important leaders of modern education reform. An American educational reformer, he is widely credited for today’s version of the school system. Arguing that universal public education was the best way to turn unruly children into disciplined, judicious young people, Mann won widespread approval for building public schools.