# How old was Gottfried Leibniz when he died?

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How old was Gottfried Leibniz when he died?

## Gottfried Leibniz:

Despite his brilliant work and many lifetime achievements, Gottfried Leibniz died in with few friends and little recognition. His low status stemmed from an ongoing argument with Sir Isaac Newton and Newton's followers over the development of calculus, a mathematical field independently developed by both men.

## Answer and Explanation:

Gottfried Leibniz was 70 years old when he died. He was born on July 1, 1646, in Leipzig, Germany. He died in Hanover, Germany on November 14, 1716....

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