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Christiaan Huygens

Christiaan Huygens (16291695) was a Dutch mathematician and scientist. He is known particularly as an astronomer, physicist, probabilist and horologist. His work included early telescopic studies of the rings of Saturn and the discovery of its moon Titan, the invention of the pendulum clock and other investigations in timekeeping. He published major studies of mechanics and optics, and a pioneer work on games of chance. He studied law and mathematics at the University of Leiden. He also studied languages, music, history, geography, logic and rhetoric, but also dancing, fencing and horse riding.He suffering serious depressive illness.

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