Cataldi, Pietro Antonio

Born: Apr 15, 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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