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 311,645 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Giuseppe Peano is the 83rd most popular mathematician (down from 77th in 2019), the 543rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 504th 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 83 out of 828Before him are Benoit Mandelbrot, Jacob Bernoulli, Katherine Johnson, Regiomontanus, Bhāskara II, and Ctesibius. After him are Pappus of Alexandria, Felix Klein, Adrien-Marie Legendre, Christian Goldbach, Bonaventura Cavalieri, and Guillaume de l'Hôpital.

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Among people born in 1858, Giuseppe Peano ranks 13Before him are Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria, Georg Simmel, Gustaf V of Sweden, Emmeline Pankhurst, Franz Boas, and Omar Mukhtar. After him are Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, Christiaan Eijkman, Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, Charles de Foucauld, Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont, and Marie Bashkirtseff. 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 Paul Doumer, Gustav Meyrink, George Eastman, Nadezhda Alliluyeva, Alberto Santos-Dumont, and Margaret Brown.

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Among people born in Italy, Giuseppe Peano ranks 543 out of 4,088Before him are Publius Cornelius Scipio (-260), Pope Stephen III (720), Antonio Pigafetta (1492), Pope Marinus I (830), Fra Bartolomeo (1472), and Baldassare Castiglione (1478). After him are Libius Severus (420), Tancred, Prince of Galilee (1072), Lucullus (-118), Antonello da Messina (1430), Berengar I of Italy (850), and Giovanni da Verrazzano (1485).


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), Giambattista della Porta (1535), Scipione del Ferro (1465), Vincenzo Viviani (1622), and Aloysius Lilius (1510).