Marino Ghetaldi

1568 - 1626

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Marino Ghetaldi (Latin: Marinus Ghetaldus; Croatian: Marin Getaldić; 2 October 1568 – 11 April 1626) was a Ragusan scientist. A mathematician and physicist who studied in Italy, England and Belgium, his best results are mainly in physics, especially optics, and mathematics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marino Ghetaldi has received more than 22,983 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Marino Ghetaldi is the 363rd most popular mathematician (up from 365th in 2019), the 120th most popular biography from Croatia (down from 111th in 2019) and the most popular Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Marino Ghetaldi ranks 363 out of 823Before her are James Stirling, Paul Émile Appell, Michael Maestlin, Carl Ludwig Siegel, Pierre Vernier, and John G. Kemeny. After her are Philippe de La Hire, Emil Leon Post, Al-Ḥajjāj ibn Yūsuf ibn Maṭar, Karl Wilhelm Feuerbach, Jim Simons, and David Cox.

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Among people born in 1568, Marino Ghetaldi ranks 13Before her are Adriano Banchieri, Virginia de' Medici, Giuseppe Cesari, Anna Vasa of Sweden, Christian I, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg, and Teodósio II, Duke of Braganza. After her are Michael Maier, Pieter Both, Augustus the Elder, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and Juan Martínez Montañés. Among people deceased in 1626, Marino Ghetaldi ranks 15Before her are Louis V, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Christian the Younger of Brunswick, Ferdinando Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Pietro Cataldi, Théophile de Viau, and Paul Bril. After her are Odoardo Farnese, Salomon de Brosse, John Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Weimar, Edmund Gunter, Malik Ambar, and Edward Alleyn.

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Among people born in Croatia, Marino Ghetaldi ranks 120 out of 589Before her are Franz von Bayros (1866), Ivan Zajc (1832), Lovro von Matačić (1899), Mate Parlov (1948), Slavenka Drakulić (1949), and Marco Antonio de Dominis (1560). After her are Herman of Carinthia (1100), Franjo Šeper (1905), Josip Belušić (1847), Savka Dabčević-Kučar (1923), Jakov Gotovac (1895), and Toni Kukoč (1968).


Among mathematicians born in Croatia, Marino Ghetaldi ranks 1After her are Đuro Kurepa (1907), William Feller (1906), and Branko Grünbaum (1929).