Cataldi, Pietro Antonio
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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