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Cataldi, Pietro Antonio (Pietro)

Born: 1552 AD
Died: 1626 AD, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Mathematicians


1552 - He was born on the 15th of April.

         - 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.

1588 - He discovered the sixth and seventh Mersenne primes .

1626 - He died on the 11th of February.


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