I am recognized as the most outstanding British mathematician of the generation following in Newton's footsteps.
Born in Scotland, I began my university schooling in Glasgow at age 11, obtaining a professorship at age 19.
I published my first papers on curves at the age of 21, extending the work of Newton and Stirling.
Relative to my work in analysis, my eponymic series is but a special case of the more general Taylor series.
In response to Berkeley's attack on the lack of rigor in analysis, I wrote the text Treatise of Fluxions to put calculus on a sound basis equivalent to that of Archimedes' geometry.
Colin Maclaurin, 1698-1746