Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Edmund Gunter
Born: 1581 in Hertfordshire, England
Death: December 10, 1626 (Age: 45)
- English mathematician, geometer, clergyman, and astronomer.
- Best known for his inventions of the Gunter's quadrant, Gunter's chain and the Gunter's scale.
- Inventor of the first successful analog device (1620) which he which he made to calculate logarithmic tangents.