Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz, a German mathematician and philosopher wrote the Treatise on Binary Mathematics on March 1679. He invented binary (base-2) numeration currently use in modern computing.

**Date:**

March, 1679

**Name(s):**

Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz

**Occupation:**

Mathematician and philosopher

**Location:**

Germany

## Additional Information:

- Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz – Wikipedia

Gottfried Leibniz was born on 1 July 1646, toward the end of the Thirty Years’ War, in Leipzig, Saxony, to Friedrich Leibniz and Catharina Schmuck. - 1024 (number) – Wikipedia

The number 1024 in a treatise on binary numbers by Leibniz (1697). 1024 is the natural number following 1023 and preceding 1025. 1024 is a power of two: 2 10 … - Leibniz, Gottfried: Metaphysics | Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

The German rationalist philosopher, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716), is one of the great renaissance men of Western thought. He has made significant contributions in several fields spanning the intellectual landscape, including mathematics, physics, logic, ethics, and theology. - Leibniz biography – University of St Andrews

Gottfried Leibniz was the son of Friedrich Leibniz, a professor of moral philosophy at Leipzig - Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646–1716) was one of the great thinkers of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and is known as the last “universal genius”. - Leibniz – 17th Century Mathematics – The Story of Mathematics

The German polymath Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz occupies a grand place in the history of philosophy. - Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

Leibniz was one of the great philosophers of the age of Rationalism and the last major philosopher who was also a first rate, indeed a great, mathematician. - Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz > By Individual Philosopher > Philosophy

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (also Leibnitz or von Leibniz) (1646 – 1716) was a German philosopher, mathematician, scientist and polymath of the Age of Reason.