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Saccheri, Giovanni Girolamo (Girolamo Saccheri)

Born: 1667 AD
Died: 1733 AD, at 66 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Mathematicians, Philosophers, Priests, Professors

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1667 - Born on the 5th of September in San Remo, Genoa. An Italian mathematician, philosopher and a Jesuit priest.

 

1685 - Joined the Jesuit order.

 

1690 - He studied Philosophy, Theology and Mathematics in Jesuit College of Brera.

 

1693 - Published Quaesita Geometrica which was dedicated to the governor of Milan named Guzman.

 

1694-1697 - He was ordained as a priest at Como.

 

         - He taught philosophy, theology and mathematics.

 

         - Published Logica Demonstrativa and dedicated it to a Milanese senator, Count Filippo Archintio.

 

1708 - His book entitled, Neo-Statica, was published and dedicated it to the Senate of Milan.

 

1733 - He died in Milano after publishing his last work, Euclides ab Omni Naevo Vindicatus. This was also dedicated to the Senate of Milan.


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