Samuel Morland Complete Biography, History, and Inventions

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Samuel Morland was an English academic, inventor, mathematician, diplomat, and spy. He lived in the 17th century and was also proficient in several languages, including French, Greek, and Hebrew.

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Samuel Morland invented three calculating devices and what was considered the first mechanical calculator.

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Despite his many accomplishments and connections to royalty in England, he did struggle financially throughout his life.

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Samuel Morland was knighted by the King. He became a baronet of Sulhamstead Banister on May 20, 1660.

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Samuel Morland wrote the book, The description and use of two arithmetick instruments. The book was published in London in 1673.

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