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.


Publications


Also known as

Appears variously on the title pages of his works:

Nicolo Tartaglia


Sources