Giovanni Ceva

1647 - 1734

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Giovanni Ceva (September 1, 1647 – May 13, 1734) was an Italian mathematician widely known for proving Ceva's theorem in elementary geometry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giovanni Ceva has received more than 32,088 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Giovanni Ceva is the 207th most popular mathematician (down from 191st in 2019), the 1,423rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,220th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Italian Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Giovanni Ceva ranks 207 out of 828Before him are Georg von Peuerbach, Joseph Petzval, Victor D'Hondt, Emil Artin, Édouard Lucas, and S. R. Ranganathan. After him are Gilles de Roberval, Theodorus of Cyrene, Sam Loyd, Seymour Papert, Ferdinand Georg Frobenius, and Lars Ahlfors.

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Among people born in 1647, Giovanni Ceva ranks 8Before him are Pierre Bayle, Maria Sibylla Merian, Margaret Mary Alacoque, John George III, Elector of Saxony, Princess Anna Sophie of Denmark, and Suleiman of Persia. After him are Constantine Phaulkon, John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, Elisabeth Hevelius, Petter Dass, Frederick VII, Margrave of Baden-Durlach, and William Louis, Duke of Württemberg. Among people deceased in 1734, Giovanni Ceva ranks 6Before him are Georg Ernst Stahl, Claude Louis Hector de Villars, Rob Roy MacGregor, Richard Cantillon, and James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick. After him are Sebastiano Ricci, Louise de Kérouaille, Duchess of Portsmouth, Johann Conrad Dippel, and Domenico Trezzini.

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Among people born in Italy, Giovanni Ceva ranks 1,423 out of 4,088Before him are Giovanni Bottesini (1821), Giuseppe Siri (1906), Alessandro Magnasco (1667), Salvador Luria (1912), Amintore Fanfani (1908), and John Parricida (1290). After him are Bartholomew Columbus (1460), Mariotto Albertinelli (1474), Carlo Maria Giulini (1914), Rose of Viterbo (1233), Giovanni Leone (1908), and Milo Manara (1945).


Among mathematicians born in Italy, Giovanni Ceva ranks 19Before him are Giambattista della Porta (1535), Scipione del Ferro (1465), Vincenzo Viviani (1622), Aloysius Lilius (1510), Vito Volterra (1860), and Rafael Bombelli (1526). After him are Paolo Ruffini (1765), Tullio Levi-Civita (1873), Jacopo Riccati (1676), Lorenzo Mascheroni (1750), Eugenio Beltrami (1835), and Giambattista Benedetti (1530).