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Cataldi, Pietro Antonio

Born: 1552 AD
Died: 1626 AD

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.