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Johann Bernoulli was a Swiss mathematician who lived in the 17th and 18th centuries. He was a pioneer in the field of calculus and made significant contributions to the study of series, differential equations, and probability theory.

One of Bernoulli's most famous achievements is his work on the mathematical constant e, which is the base of natural logarithms. He also developed the Bernoulli numbers, a sequence of rational numbers that appear in many areas of mathematics, including number theory and combinatorics.

In addition, Bernoulli was known for his work on curve theory and the brachistochrone problem, which involves finding the path of quickest descent between two points. His discoveries have had a lasting impact on modern mathematics and are still studied by students today to understand the fundamental principles of calculus and algebra."

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