Archimedes was born in 287 BC in the Greek city-state of Syracuse on the island of Sicily.
He was sent to Alexandria, Egypt to receive his education. His major interests besides math and science included politics, poetry, astronomy, art, military tactics and music.
Archimedes grew up to be a great scientist under the guidance of two of the greatest scholars and mathematicians of the time, Conon of Samos and Eratosthenes of Cyrene.
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Was a great mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor and astronomer whose outstanding contributions in the field of science brought about significant changes to the scientific worlds.
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