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1. Leonhard . 1707--83, Swiss mathematician, noted esp for his work on the calculus of variation: considered the founder of modern mathematical analysis
2. Ulf (Svante) von . 1905--83, Swedish physiologist: shared the Nobel prize (1970) for physiology or medicine with Julius Axelrod and Bernard Katz for their work on the catecholamines: son of Hans von Euler-Chelpin


[Named after the Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler (1707-1783)] A revision of ALGOL by Niklaus Wirth. A small predecessor of Pascal.

["EULER: A Generalisation of ALGOL and Its Formal Definition", N. Wirth, CACM 9(1) (Jan 1966) and 9(2) (Feb 1966)].
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Sir, I read your interview with Fabrice Desnos of Euler Hermes (10 October, p36) and I must say his comments suggested arrogance and a misunderstanding of the marketplace.
Through her splendidly thorough and acute study of the massive correspondence and numerous mid-sixteenth-century English translations of works by Zurich reformers, Carrie Euler provides a broad evaluation of the reception of the Zurich theological tradition in England.
Arguably, Euler exaggerates the extent to which "modern scholars have all but lost sight of England's connections to Zurich" in this period (10).