(1823 painting by Jan Rustem)
29 August 1756|
Żnin, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
|Died||9 November 1830
Jašiūnai Manor, Partitioned Poland
|Occupation||Mathematician, philosopher, astronomer|
|Relatives||Jędrzej Śniadecki (brother)|
Born in Żnin, Śniadecki studied at Kraków University and in Paris. He was rector of the Imperial University of Vilnius, a member of the Commission of National Education, and director of astronomical observatories at Kraków and Vilnius. He died at Jašiūnai Manor near Vilnius.
He was brother to Jędrzej Śniadecki.
- "Rachunku algebraicznego teoria" (1783)
- "Geografia, czyli opisanie matematyczne i fizyczne ziemi" (1804)
- "Rozprawa o Koperniku" ( Discourse on Nicolaus Copernicus, biography, 1802)
- "O rachunku losów" (1817)
- "Trygonometria kulista analitycznie wyłożona" (1817)
- "O pismach klasycznych i romantycznych", Dziennik Wileński (1819)
- "Filozofia umysłu ludzkiego" (1821)
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