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## Daniel BernoulliDaniel Bernoulli (February 9, 1700 - March 17, 1782) was a Swiss mathematician. He worked with Leonhard Euler on the equations bearing their names. Bernoulli's principle is of critical use in aerodynamics. It is applicable to steady, inviscid, incompressible flow, along a streamline.
The son of Johann Bernoulli, nephew of Jakob Bernoulli, Daniel Bernoulli was by far the ablest of the younger Bernoullis.
He is said to have had a bad relationship with his father. Upon both of them entering and tying for first place in a scientific contest at the University of Paris, Johann, unable to bear the "shame" of being compared to his offspring, banned Daniel from his house. Johann Bernoulli also tried to steal Daniel's book Daniel Bernoulli taught at the University of Basel for 26 years until his death. He was a contemporary and intimate friend of Euler. He went to St. Petersburg in 1724 as professor of mathematics, but did not like it there, and a temporary illness in 1733 gave him an excuse for leaving. He returned to Basel, where he held successively the chairs of medicine, metaphysics, and natural philosophy.
His earliest mathematical work was the He died at Basel, where he was professor of physics, on March 17, 1782.
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