Person: Rampinelli, Ramiro


Ramiro Rampinelli was a member of the Olivetan Order and an outstanding teacher of mathematics, most famed as the teacher of Maria Gaetana Agnesi. He flourished in Italy in the early 18th century at a time when much mathematical learning was led by those in religious Orders.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 9 August 1697, Brescia, Venetian Republic (now Italy). Died 8 February 1759, Milan, Austrian Lombardy (now Italy).

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Origin Italy

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  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive