Benedetto Castelli

1578 - 1643

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Benedetto Castelli (1578 – 9 April 1643), born Antonio Castelli, was an Italian mathematician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Benedetto Castelli has received more than 96,533 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Benedetto Castelli is the 513th most popular mathematician (up from 520th in 2019), the 2,780th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,661st in 2019) and the 39th most popular Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Benedetto Castelli ranks 513 out of 823Before him are Haskell Curry, Lazarus Fuchs, Samuel Eilenberg, Issai Schur, Henry Dudeney, and Dénes Kőnig. After him are G. I. Taylor, Campanus of Novara, Martin Ohm, Egon Pearson, Ahmad ibn Yusuf, and Thomas Joannes Stieltjes.

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Among people born in 1578, Benedetto Castelli ranks 14Before him are Fede Galizia, Charles d'Albert, duc de Luynes, Agostino Tassi, John Webster, Ahmed Mohammed al-Maqqari, and Countess Catharina Belgica of Nassau.  Among people deceased in 1643, Benedetto Castelli ranks 13Before him are Giovanni Baglione, François Duquesnoy, Hendrik Brouwer, Herman Wrangel, Tawaraya Sōtatsu, and Jean du Vergier de Hauranne. After him are Marco da Gagliano, Frang Bardhi, and Anne Hutchinson.

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Among people born in Italy, Benedetto Castelli ranks 2,780 out of 4,668Before him are Cesare Orsenigo (1873), Giovanna Ralli (1935), Corrado Bafile (1903), Carlo Furno (1921), Raffaele Farina (1933), and Anthony Panizzi (1797). After him are Giosafat Barbaro (1413), Goffredo Petrassi (1904), Marco da Gagliano (1582), Campanus of Novara (1210), Erri De Luca (1950), and Adone Zoli (1887).


Among mathematicians born in Italy, Benedetto Castelli ranks 39Before him are Ignazio Danti (1536), Daniele Barbaro (1513), Luigi Cremona (1830), Francesco Maurolico (1494), Enrico Betti (1823), and Giovanni Antonio Magini (1555). After him are Campanus of Novara (1210), Maria Angela Ardinghelli (1728), Ulisse Dini (1845), Pietro Mengoli (1626), Giovanni Battista Zupi (1589), and Beppo Levi (1875).