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Giuseppe Peano

1858 - 1932

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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 366,374 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Giuseppe Peano is the 74th most popular mathematician (up from 83rd in 2019), the 555th most popular biography from Italy (down from 543rd in 2019) and the 10th most popular Italian Mathematician.

Giuseppe Peano was a mathematician who is most famous for his work on the natural numbers.

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Among mathematicians, Giuseppe Peano ranks 74 out of 823Before him are Benoit Mandelbrot, Bhāskara II, Willebrord Snellius, Zhang Heng, Katherine Johnson, and Urbain Le Verrier. After him are Andrey Kolmogorov, Richard Dedekind, Augustus De Morgan, Regiomontanus, Alexander Grothendieck, and Ctesibius.

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Among people born in 1858, Giuseppe Peano ranks 12Before him are Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria, Rudolf Diesel, Georg Simmel, Gustaf V of Sweden, Omar Mukhtar, and Emmeline Pankhurst. After him are Christiaan Eijkman, Charles de Foucauld, Franz Boas, Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, and Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont. Among people deceased in 1932, Giuseppe Peano ranks 6Before him are Wilhelm Ostwald, Archduchess Gisela of Austria, Eduard Bernstein, Manuel II of Portugal, and Aristide Briand. After him are Nadezhda Alliluyeva, Ronald Ross, Gustav Meyrink, Alberto Santos-Dumont, Paul Doumer, and George Eastman.

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Among people born in Italy, Giuseppe Peano ranks 555 out of 4,668Before him are Aloysius Gonzaga (1568), Philip of Swabia (1177), Ennius (-239), Rita Levi-Montalcini (1909), Charles III of Naples (1345), and Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily (1772). After him are Salvatore Adamo (1943), Pope Leo VII (900), Charles Ponzi (1882), Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583), Louis II of Italy (825), and Antonello da Messina (1430).


Among mathematicians born in Italy, Giuseppe Peano ranks 10Before him are Luca Pacioli (1445), Gerolamo Cardano (1501), Archytas (-428), Maria Gaetana Agnesi (1718), Philolaus (-470), and Niccolò Fontana Tartaglia (1499). After him are Bonaventura Cavalieri (1598), Lodovico Ferrari (1522), Aloysius Lilius (1510), Giambattista della Porta (1535), Vincenzo Viviani (1622), and Rafael Bombelli (1526).