Bonaventura Francesco Cavalieri

1598 - 1647

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Bonaventura Cavalieri was an Italian mathematician who developed a method of indivisibles which became a factor in the development of the integral calculus.
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Honours awarded to Bonaventura Cavalieri
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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. The Catholic Encyclopedia
  3. The Galileo Project
  1. Rouse Ball
  2. D Wagner (Cavalieri's theorem)

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