Simon Stevin facts for kids
|Died||1620 (aged 71–72)|
|Alma mater||Leiden University|
|Known for||Decimal fractions|
Stevin was born in Bruges, Flanders (now Belgium) around the year 1548. It is thought that Simon was a Calvinist. Very little has been recorded about his life. It is known that he left a widow with two children.
In Bruges there is a Simon Stevin Square which has his statue by Eugène Simonis.
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