Vito Volterra

was born 157 years ago

3rd May 1860

**Vito Volterra** published papers on partial differential equations, particularly the equation of cylindrical waves. His most famous work was done on integral equations. He published many papers on what is now called 'an integral equation of Volterra type'.

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