# Who translated Elements of Geometry into Sanskrit?

## Who translated Elements of Geometry into Sanskrit?

Sawai Jai Singh II is remembered as one of the most enlightened kings of 18th-century India. He had Euclid’s ‘Elements of Geometry’ translated into Sanskrit as well as several works on trigonometry, and Napier’s work on the construction and use of logarithms.

**Who invented geometry in India?**

But Indian mathematician Bhāskara had already discovered many of Leibniz’s ideas over 500 years earlier. Bhāskara, also made major contributions to algebra, arithmetic, geometry and trigonometry.

### Who translated Euclid Sanskrit?

Al-Biruni’s expertise in several languages allowed him to compare languages and translate texts. He translated several Sanskrit works, including Patanjali’s work on grammar, into Arabic. For his Brahmana friends, he translated the works of Euclid (a Greek mathematician) into Sanskrit.

**Who is called as father of geometry?**

Euclid, The Father of Geometry.

## What Euclid invented?

In the Elements, Euclid deduced the theorems of what is now called Euclidean geometry from a small set of axioms….

Euclid | |
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Born | Mid-4th century BC |

Died | Mid-3rd century BC |

Known for | Euclidean geometry Euclid’s Elements Euclidean algorithm |

Scientific career |

**Who came first Euclid and Pythagoras?**

Euclid was the first to mention and prove Book I, Proposition 47, also known as I 47 or Euclid I 47. This is probably the most famous of all the proofs of the Pythagorean proposition.

### What is Euclid’s full name?

Euclid’s actual full name is unknown, though his full Greek can can be anglicized as “Eukleides.” He is sometimes referred to as…

**Who is Father of geometry?**

Euclid

Euclid, The Father of Geometry.

## Who invented the π?

The first calculation of π was done by Archimedes of Syracuse (287–212 BC), one of the greatest mathematicians of the ancient world.

**What is Euclid’s real name?**

### Why is Euclid famous?

Euclid was famous as the author of the Elements, a treatise that taught geometry through rigorous proofs of theorems.

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