# Mathematician:Giovanni Domenico Cassini

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## Mathematician

Italian/French mathematician, astronomer, engineer, and astrologer.

Most of his important discoveries were in the field of astronomy.

Not to be confused with his son, also called **Jean-Dominique Cassini**.

## Nationality

Italian/French

## History

- Born: 8 June 1625, Perinaldo, Republic of Genoa (now Italy)
- Died: 14 Sept 1712 in Paris, France

## Theorems and Definitions

Results named for **Giovanni Domenico Cassini** can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for **Giovanni Domenico Cassini** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1656:
*Specimen observationum Bononiensium*

## Also known as

Also known as **Giandomenico Cassini** or **Jean-Dominique Cassini**.

## Sources

- John J. O'Connor and Edmund F. Robertson: "Giovanni Domenico Cassini": MacTutor History of Mathematics archive

- 1991: David Wells:
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