Giuseppe Peano

1858 - 1932

Giuseppe Peano

Giuseppe Peano (; Italian: [dʒuˈzɛppe peˈaːno]; 27 August 1858 – 20 April 1932) was an Italian mathematician and glottologist. The author of over 200 books and papers, he was a founder of mathematical logic and set theory, to which he contributed much notation. The standard axiomatization of the natural numbers is named the Peano axioms in his honor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giuseppe Peano has received more than 242,745 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 77th most popular mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Giuseppe Peano ranks 77 out of 746Before him are Regiomontanus, Alexander Friedmann, Benoit Mandelbrot, Émilie du Châtelet, Bhāskara II, and Siméon Denis Poisson. After him are Ctesibius, G. H. Hardy, Urbain Le Verrier, Adrien-Marie Legendre, Alfred North Whitehead, and Felix Klein.

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Among people born in 1858, Giuseppe Peano ranks 11Before him are Rudolf Diesel, Theodore Roosevelt, Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria, Georg Simmel, Gustaf V of Sweden, and Emmeline Pankhurst. After him are Franz Boas, Omar Mukhtar, Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, Christiaan Eijkman, Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, and Charles de Foucauld. Among people deceased in 1932, Giuseppe Peano ranks 6Before him are Wilhelm Ostwald, Eduard Bernstein, Archduchess Gisela of Austria, Aristide Briand, and Manuel II of Portugal. After him are Margaret Brown, Gustav Meyrink, George Eastman, Paul Doumer, Alberto Santos-Dumont, and Errico Malatesta.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giuseppe Peano ranks 504 out of 3,282Before him are Pope John XI (910), Statius (40), Pope Agapetus I (490), Pope Soter (120), Pope Anastasius II (450), and Giovanni Trapattoni (1939). After him are Marcello Malpighi (1628), Pope John XIV (1000), Franco Nero (1941), Gianni Rodari (1920), Claudia Octavia (40), and Filippino Lippi (1457).


Among mathematicians born in Italy, Giuseppe Peano ranks 10Before him are Gerolamo Cardano (1501), Luca Pacioli (1445), Archytas (-428), Maria Gaetana Agnesi (1718), Niccolò Fontana Tartaglia (1499), and Philolaus (-470). After him are Bonaventura Cavalieri (1598), Lodovico Ferrari (1522), Vincenzo Viviani (1622), Vito Volterra (1860), Aloysius Lilius (1510), and Rafael Bombelli (1526).

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