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The earliest example of a society using trigonometry was the ancient Egyptians who used it to build massive pyramids!
But the first people to fully develop trigonometry were ancient Greek mathematicians. Hipparchus of Nicea was the most influential one, known today as " The father of trigonometry"
Fun Fact!: The word trigonometry comes from the Greek word τρίγωνον. (pronounced trigōnon)
The modern word trigonometry comes from the several Greek roots found in the word. Tri meaning three, gon meaning angle, and metry meaning measure.
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