Leone Battista Alberti

1404 - 1472

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Leone Alberti was an Italian mathematician who wrote the first general treatise on the laws of perspective and also wrote a book on cryptography containing the first example of a frequency table.
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List of References (13 books/articles)

Some Quotations (2)

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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  1. The Catholic Encyclopedia

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