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Beltrami, Eugenio

Born: 1835 AD
Died: 1900 AD
Nationality: Italian
Categories: Mathematicians

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.