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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.

Answer: Colin Maclaurin, 1698-1746