Johann Heinrich Lambert, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Johann Heinrich Lambert

German mathematician, physicist and astronomer

Date of Birth: 26-Aug-1728

Place of Birth: Mulhouse, Grand Est, France

Date of Death: 25-Sep-1777

Profession: astronomer, physicist, mathematician, philosopher

Nationality: Switzerland, France

Zodiac Sign: Virgo


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About Johann Heinrich Lambert

  • Johann Heinrich Lambert (German: ['lamb??t], Jean-Henri Lambert in French; 26 August 1728 – 25 September 1777) was a Swiss polymath who made important contributions to the subjects of mathematics, physics (particularly optics), philosophy, astronomy and map projections. Edward Tufte calls him and William Playfair "The two great inventors of modern graphical designs" (Visual Display of Quantitative Information, p.
  • 32).

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