MATHEMATICIAN

Pietro Cataldi

1552 - 1626

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Pietro Antonio Cataldi (15 April 1548, Bologna – 11 February 1626, Bologna) was an Italian mathematician. A citizen of Bologna, he taught mathematics and astronomy and also worked on military problems. His work included the development of continued fractions and a method for their representation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pietro Cataldi has received more than 32,301 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Pietro Cataldi is the 343rd most popular mathematician (down from 324th in 2019), the 2,099th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,805th in 2019) and the 29th most popular Italian Mathematician.

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Among MATHEMATICIANS

Among mathematicians, Pietro Cataldi ranks 343 out of 828Before him are George Green, Otto Hesse, Claude Gaspard Bachet de Méziriac, Rudolf Lipschitz, René-Louis Baire, and John Milnor. After him are Robert Langlands, William Sealy Gosset, Emil Leon Post, Kunihiko Kodaira, Ignazio Danti, and Philipp Ludwig von Seidel.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1552, Pietro Cataldi ranks 15Before him are Hans von Aachen, Jost Bürgi, Henri, Prince of Condé, Petrus Plancius, Agrippa d'Aubigné, and Dom Justo Takayama. After him are Edward Coke, Anna of Cleves, Alberico Gentili, Richard Hakluyt, and Gabriello Chiabrera. Among people deceased in 1626, Pietro Cataldi ranks 12Before him are William V, Duke of Bavaria, Adriaen de Vries, Isabella of Savoy, Christian the Younger of Brunswick, Ferdinando Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, and Louis V, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt. After him are Théophile de Viau, Marino Ghetaldi, Salomon de Brosse, Paul Bril, Edmund Gunter, and John Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Weimar.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Pietro Cataldi ranks 2,099 out of 4,088Before him are Ippolito d'Este (1479), Viktor Dankl von Krasnik (1854), Fabio Testi (1941), Tommaso Mocenigo (1343), Mariangela Melato (1941), and Giuseppe Baresi (1958). After him are Odoardo Beccari (1843), Jean-Antoine de Baïf (1532), Isa Miranda (1909), Carlo Alberto Dalla Chiesa (1920), Gae Aulenti (1927), and George P. Cosmatos (1941).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In Italy

Among mathematicians born in Italy, Pietro Cataldi ranks 29Before him are Lorenzo Mascheroni (1750), Eugenio Beltrami (1835), Giambattista Benedetti (1530), Ostilio Ricci (1540), Gregorio Ricci-Curbastro (1853), and Enrico Bombieri (1940). After him are Ignazio Danti (1536), Guidobaldo del Monte (1545), Ernesto Cesàro (1859), Luigi Cremona (1830), Guido Fubini (1879), and Daniele Barbaro (1513).