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John Napier (1550–1617)
Merchiston Tower, Edinburgh,
|Died||4 April 1617
|Alma mater||University of St Andrews|
John Napier (he also signed as Neper, and Nepair) 1550 – 4 April 1617) was a Scottish landowner, nicknamed "Marvellous Merchiston". He was a mathematician, physicist, and astronomer. He was the 8th Laird of Merchiston. His Latinized name was Ioannes Neper.
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