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Giambattista Benedetti

1530 - 1590

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Giambattista (Gianbattista) Benedetti (August 14, 1530 – January 20, 1590 in) was an Italian mathematician from Venice who was also interested in physics, mechanics, the construction of sundials, and the science of music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giambattista Benedetti has received more than 31,240 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Giambattista Benedetti is the 307th most popular mathematician (down from 257th in 2019), the 1,898th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,564th in 2019) and the 25th most popular Italian Mathematician.

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Among MATHEMATICIANS

Among mathematicians, Giambattista Benedetti ranks 307 out of 828Before him are Theodor Kaluza, Adhémar Jean Claude Barré de Saint-Venant, Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov, Peter Barlow, Lev Pontryagin, and Pierre François Verhulst. After him are Rudolf E. Kálmán, Ivan Vinogradov, Sergei Sobolev, Kiyosi Itô, Jean Dieudonné, and Albert Girard.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1530, Giambattista Benedetti ranks 15Before him are Ruy López de Segura, Jan Kochanowski, Christopher Báthory, Johann Wilhelm, Duke of Saxe-Weimar, Starina Novak, and Juan de Herrera. After him are Symon Budny, Grace O'Malley, and Ranuccio Farnese. Among people deceased in 1590, Giambattista Benedetti ranks 12Before him are Christina of Denmark, Gioseffo Zarlino, Bernardino de Sahagún, Francis Walsingham, Charles de Bourbon, and Frans Hogenberg. After him are Leone Leoni, Hōjō Ujimasa, Germain Pilon, François Hotman, Kanō Eitoku, and Johann Fischart.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giambattista Benedetti ranks 1,898 out of 4,088Before him are Carlo Rainaldi (1611), Junio Valerio Borghese (1906), Luigi Illica (1857), Enrico Albertosi (1939), Mario Merz (1925), and Peter II, Count of Savoy (1203). After him are Aripert II (680), Marcus Aemilius Scaurus (-163), Pierre Napoléon Bonaparte (1815), Ardico Magnini (1928), Adelaide of Susa (1020), and Giovanni Mocenigo (1409).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In Italy

Among mathematicians born in Italy, Giambattista Benedetti ranks 25Before him are Giovanni Ceva (1647), Paolo Ruffini (1765), Tullio Levi-Civita (1873), Jacopo Riccati (1676), Lorenzo Mascheroni (1750), and Eugenio Beltrami (1835). After him are Ostilio Ricci (1540), Gregorio Ricci-Curbastro (1853), Enrico Bombieri (1940), Pietro Cataldi (1552), Ignazio Danti (1536), and Guidobaldo del Monte (1545).