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Type: Mathematician
Nationality: Greek
Date of Birth: 287 BC
Date of Death: 212 BC


 

Archimedes Quotes > "Soldier, stand away from my...

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"Soldier, stand away from my diagram." - supposedly spoken by Archimedes to the Roman soldier who killed him.
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