Pierre-Simon, marquis de Laplace was born on 23 March 1749 in Normandy and died on 5 March 1827.
He recapped and protracted the work of his forerunners in his 5 volume Mécanique Céleste (Celestial Mechanics). This work interpreted the geometric study of classical mechanics to one built on calculus, starting up a wider range of problems.
In statistics, Laplace developed the Bayesian interpretation of probability.
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