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The year 1734 in science and technology involved some significant events.

Mathematics

George Berkeley publishes The Analyst, an empiricist critique of the foundations of infinitesimal calculus, influential in the development of mathematics.[1]

Zoology

René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur begins publication of Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire des insectes in Amsterdam.

Awards

Copley Medal: John Theophilus Desaguliers

Births

11 January 1734 Birth of Achille-Pierre Dionis du Séjour in Paris, France

April 18 - Elsa Beata Bunge, Swedish botanist (d. 1819)
May 23 - Franz Mesmer, German physician (d. 1815)
September 3 - Joseph Wright, English painter of scientific subjects (d. 1797)

Deaths

April 25 - Johann Conrad Dippel, German theologian, alchemist and physician (b. 1673)

1734 Death of Stahl, Georg Ernst

References

^ Crilly, Tony (2007). 50 Mathematical Ideas you really need to know. London: Quercus. p. 77. ISBN 978-1-84724-147-4.

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Chronology

1733 - 1734 - 1735

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