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Gregorio Ricci-Curbastro

1853 - 1925

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Gregorio Ricci-Curbastro (Italian: [ɡreˈɡɔːrjo ˈrittʃi kurˈbastro]; 12 January 1853 – 6 August 1925) was an Italian mathematician. He is most famous as the discoverer of tensor calculus. With his former student Tullio Levi-Civita, he wrote his most famous single publication, a pioneering work on the calculus of tensors, signing it as Gregorio Ricci. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gregorio Ricci-Curbastro has received more than 196,492 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Gregorio Ricci-Curbastro is the 300th most popular mathematician (up from 327th in 2019), the 1,932nd most popular biography from Italy (up from 2,025th in 2019) and the 25th most popular Italian Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Gregorio Ricci-Curbastro ranks 300 out of 823Before him are Johannes Widmann, Rudolf Lipschitz, Nicholas Mercator, Carl David Tolmé Runge, Vitello, and Aristyllus. After him are Pierre Deligne, Rudolf E. Kálmán, Theon of Smyrna, Enrico Bombieri, Wilhelm Ackermann, and John Edensor Littlewood.

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Among people born in 1853, Gregorio Ricci-Curbastro ranks 37Before him are Vladimir Shukhov, Miguel, Duke of Braganza, Pierre Paul Émile Roux, Sophia Perovskaya, Wilhelm Dörpfeld, and Roberto Ferruzzi. After him are Antonio Salandra, Alexius Meinong, Fritz von Below, Tivadar Csontváry Kosztka, Vladimir Kokovtsov, and Damat Ferid Pasha. Among people deceased in 1925, Gregorio Ricci-Curbastro ranks 57Before him are Sidney Reilly, Christian Michelsen, Khải Định, Cyril Genik, Pier Giorgio Frassati, and René Viviani. After him are Anna Schäffer, Johanna van Gogh-Bonger, Thomas R. Marshall, Princess Françoise of Orléans, John French, 1st Earl of Ypres, and Sheikh Said.

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Among people born in Italy, Gregorio Ricci-Curbastro ranks 1,932 out of 4,668Before him are Sextus Aelius Paetus Catus (-300), Rodoald (626), Agostino Steffani (1654), Mia Martini (1947), Tommaso da Modena (1326), and Salvatore Accardo (1941). After him are Luchino Visconti (1287), Pietro Nardini (1722), Niccolò III d'Este, Marquis of Ferrara (1383), Faustina Bordoni (1697), Salonia Matidia (68), and Archduke Leopold Ludwig of Austria (1823).


Among mathematicians born in Italy, Gregorio Ricci-Curbastro ranks 25Before him are Paolo Ruffini (1765), Tullio Levi-Civita (1873), Giovanni Ceva (1647), Eugenio Beltrami (1835), Lorenzo Mascheroni (1750), and Jacopo Riccati (1676). After him are Enrico Bombieri (1940), Giambattista Benedetti (1530), Ernesto Cesàro (1859), Guidobaldo del Monte (1545), Pietro Cataldi (1552), and Ostilio Ricci (1540).