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Hypatia (c.355-415 CE)

Birth:

c. 355 CE
Alexandria, Egypt

Death:

415 CE
Alexandria, Egypt

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Biography:

Hypatia was a Hellenistic Neoplatonist philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician, who lived in Alexandria, Egypt, then part of the Eastern Roman Empire. She was a prominent thinker of the Neoplatonic school in Alexandria, where she taught philosophy and astronomy. She is the first female mathematician whose life is reasonably well recorded.

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