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Hendrik van Heuraet (1633, Haarlem - 1660?, Leiden) was a Dutch mathematician. He was noted as one of the founders of the integral. From [1653 he studied at Leiden University where he interacted with Frans van Schooten, Johannes Hudde, and Christiaan Huygens. In 1658 he and Hudde left for Saumur in France. He returned to Leiden the next year as a physician. After this his trail is lost.

External links

* Hendrik van Heuraet at Turnbull WWW server
* Text with slightly more info on his life (Dutch)


* van Maanen, Jan A. (1984). "Hendrick van Heureat (1634-1660?): His Life and Mathematical Work". Centaurus 27: 218–279. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0498.1984.tb00781.x. ISSN 0008-8994.


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