Moivre, Abraham de
- Ivo Schneider
Moivre, Abraham de (1667–1754), mathematician, was born Abraham Moivre on 26 May 1667 at Vitry-le-François, Marne, France, son of the protestant surgeon Daniel Moivre (fl. 1665–1685) and his wife, Anne (fl. 1665–1685). All knowledge of his early life is derived from the biography by ...