Matteo Ricci

1552 - 1610

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Matteo Ricci was an Italian Jesuit who went to China as a missionary and introduced the Chinese to Western mathematics.
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List of References (10 books/articles)

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Mathematicians born in the same country

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Honours awarded to Matteo Ricci
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Lunar featuresCrater Riccius


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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. Jesuit Scientists
  1. The Catholic Encyclopedia
  2. The Galileo Project

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