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Beltrami, Eugenio

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Born: 1835 AD
Died: 1900 AD, at 64 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Mathematicians

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1835 - Born on the 16th of November in Cremona in Lombardy now part of Italy.

1853 - Studied mathematics at University of Pavia.

1856 - Forced to discontinue his studies because of financial hardship.

1862 - Appointed to the University of Bologna as a professor and he published his first paper.

         - Beltrami later taught at universities in Pisa, Rome and Pavia.

1868 - Beltrami gave the first model of hyperbolic geometry.

         - Proved that non-Euclidean geometry describes geometry on surfaces of constant curvature.

1900 - Died on 18th of February in Rome.


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