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List of notable or famous mathematicians from Italy, with bios and photos, including the top mathematicians born in Italy and even some popular mathematicians who immigrated to Italy. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Italian mathematicians then this list is the perfect resource for you. These mathematicians are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known mathematician from Italy is included when available.

List is made up of people like Galileo Galilei and Piergiorgio Odifreddi.

This historic mathematicians from Italy list can help answer the questions "Who are some Italian mathematicians of note?" and "Who are the most famous mathematicians from Italy?" These prominent mathematicians of Italy may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Italian mathematicians.

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Alberto Bressan is an Italian mathematician at Penn State University. His primary field of research is mathematical analysis including hyperbolic systems of conservation laws, impulsive control of Lagrangian systems, and non-cooperative differential games. He obtained his PhD in mathematics from ...more

Age: 61

Birthplace: Venice, Scorzè, Italy

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Alessandro Galilei is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Mathematicians from Italy
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Alessandro Maria Gaetano Galilei was a Florentine mathematician, architect and theorist, a member of the same patrician family as Galileo. He received architectural and engineering training from Anton Maria Ferri, an outstanding figure of the Accademia dei Nobili, who lectured and wrote a treatise ...more

Age: Died at 46 (1691-1737)

Birthplace: Florence, Italy

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Alessandro Marcello is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Mathematicians from Italy
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Alessandro Ignazio Marcello was an Italian nobleman and musician. ...more

Age: Died at 74 (1673-1747)

Birthplace: Venice, Scorzè, Italy

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Alessandro Marchetti is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Mathematicians from Italy
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Alessandro Marchetti

Alessandro Marchetti was an Italian mathematician, noted for criticizing some conclusions of Guido Grandi, a student of Giovanni Alfonso Borelli who was influenced by Galileo and Aristotle. In 1669 Marchetti completed the first known Italian vernacular translation of Lucretius' Epicurean epic poem ...more

Age: Died at 81 (1633-1714)

Birthplace: Gorizia, Italy