Mathematician:Niccolò Fontana Tartaglia

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Mathematician

Italian mathematician, engineer and surveyor.


Nationality

Italian


History

  • Born: 1499 or 1500
  • 1512: Suffered a war injury to his face resulting in an inability to speak clearly, which earned him the nickname "Tartaglia" ("Stammerer").
  • Died: December 13, 1557


Theorems

Results named for Niccolò Fontana Tartaglia can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for Niccolò Fontana Tartaglia can be found here.


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