Otto Mencke (1644 - 1707) MP

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Birthplace: Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
Death: Died in Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Occupation: Professor of Mathematics
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About Otto Mencke

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otto_Mencke

Otto Mencke (1644–1707) was a 17th-century German philosopher and scientist. He obtained his doctorate at the University of Leipzig in 1666 with a thesis entitled: Ex Theologia naturali — De Absoluta Dei Simplicitate, Micropolitiam, id est Rempublicam In Microcosmo Conspicuam. He is notable as being the founder of the very first scientific journal in Germany, established 1682, entitled: Acta Eruditorum. He was a professor of moral philosophy at the University of Leipzig, but is more famous for his scientific genealogy that produced a fine lineage of mathematicians that includes notables such as Carl Friedrich Gauss and David Hilbert. The Mathematics Genealogy Project database records as many as 69,247 (as of August 2012) mathematicians and other scientists in his lineage. The Philosophy Family Tree records 535 philosophers in his lineage as of May 2010.

Dissertation: Ex Theologica naturali - De Absoluta Dei Simplicitate, Micropolitiam, id est Rempublicam In Micorcosmo Conspicuam

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Otto Mencke's Timeline

1644
March 22, 1644
Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
1665
1665
- 1666
Age 20
Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
1666
1666
- 1707
Age 21
Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
1674
1674
Age 29
1682
1682
- 1707
Age 37
Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
1707
January 18, 1707
Age 62
Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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