# Mathematician:Giovanni Francesco Giuseppe Malfatti

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## Contents

## Mathematician

Italian mathematician best known for posing the Malfatti Problem.

Discovered the Gravitational Property of Lemniscate of Bernoulli.

## Nationality

Italian

## History

- Born: 26 September 1731 in Ala, Trento (now Italy)
- Died: 9 October 1807 in Ferrara (now Italy)

## Theorems and Definitions

Results named for **Giovanni Francesco Giuseppe Malfatti** can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for **Giovanni Francesco Giuseppe Malfatti** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1758:
*De natura radicum in aequationibus quarti gradus* - 1759:
*Epistola altera ad ... Vincentium Riccatum* - 1770:
*De aequationibus quadrato-cubicis disquisitio analytica* - 1781:
*Della curva cassiniana* - 1803:
*Un problema stereotomica* - 1804:
*Dubbi proposti al socio Paolo Ruffini sulla sua dimostrazione dell'impossibilità di risolvere le equazioni superiori al quarto grado*

## Also known as

Also known as **Gian Francesco** or **Gianfrancesco**.

## Sources

- John J. O'Connor and Edmund F. Robertson: "Giovanni Francesco Giuseppe Malfatti": MacTutor History of Mathematics archive

- 1991: David Wells:
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