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Abraham de Moivre
Abraham de Moivre
(
May 26
,
1667

November 27
,
1754
), was a French
mathematician
famous for
de Moivre's formula
, which links
complex numbers
and
trigonometry
, and for his work on the
normal distribution
and
probability theory
. He was a good friend of
Isaac Newton
.
External links
http://wwwgap.dcs.stand.ac.uk/~history/Mathematicians/De_Moivre
http://euler.ciens.ucv.ve/English/mathematics/demoivre
http://es.rice.edu/ES/humsoc/Galileo/Catalog/Files/moivre
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