Pieter Janszoon Quackenbosch
Spouse
Nelletjen Pietersz
Nelletjen Pietersz
1590 - 1656
Children
Pieter Quackenbosch
Pieter Quackenbosch
1614 - 1686

1614


Age: 24y
1614 Scottish mathematician John Napier publishes Mirifici Logarithmorum Canonis Descriptio (Description of the Admirable Table of Logarithms), outlining his discovery of logarithms and incorporating the decimal mark. Astronomer Johannes Kepler soon begins to employ logarithms in his description of the solar system.

1651


Age: 61y
1651 • Laws are passed in Massachusetts forbidding poor people from adopting excessive styles of dress.

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