# Daniel Bernoulli

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## About

Pioneering physicist and mathematician remembered for his significant contributions to the fields of statistics and probability. The famous "Bernoulli principle" is named in his honor.

## Before Fame

He earned his PhD in Anatomy and Botany in 1721.

## Trivia

His father banned him from the household after they tied for first place at a science contest held at the University of Paris.

## Family Life

His father is Johann Bernoulli, one of many famous mathematicians in his family.

## Associated With

He was a close friend of fellow Swiss physicist and mathematician Leonard Euler.