Leonhard Euler was born on April 15, 1707 in Basel, Switzerland. Before he decide to become a mathematician, he at first thought he was going to be a clergyman, a religious priest. His parents, however, saw his potential for mathematics and sent him to study with Johann Bernoulli, who was a famous Swiss mathematician. After studying with Johann for a few years, Euler attended the University of Basel and thus earning his masters in his teens! Which is awesome, if you ask me. After getting his masters, Euler moved to Russia in 1727 and served in the Navy for a couple of years. He later left the navy and got the job at St. Petersburg Academy as a professor in physics. He later left the science department and became a math professor. Later throughout his life, he met Katharina Gsell and they married each other in 1734. They had 12 kids, but only 5 of them lived past Euler’s age. They were married for about 39 years until Katharina died. Euler then remarried

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This didn’t stop Euler from working as hard as ever. He still kept publishing works left right and center. Unfortunately, that was Euler’s downfall. Working everyday overexerted Euler. He suffered from a brain hemorrhage and died at night on September, 1783, in St. Petersburgh. Euler's legacy has shaped the modern world of mathematics. His work has been revered by the Mathematical Association of America and recognized by mathematicians all around the world. A gigantic project created to honor Euler’s legacy is Leonhardi Euleri Opera Omnia. There is a full presentation of his work and has had dozens of volumes published over the