Person: Caraça, Bento


Bento Caraça was a Portuguese mathematician who was very active in supporting mathematics and also organisations which supported democracy against Salazar's authoritarian government. He wrote the interesting book Fundamental Concepts of Mathematics _and was one of the founders of the journal _Gazeta de Matemática.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 18 April 1901, Vila Viçosa, Portugal. Died 25 June 1948, Lisbon, Portugal.

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Origin Portugal

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