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Giacomo Albanese (11 July 1890 – 8 June 1948) was an Italian mathematician known for his work in algebraic geometry. He took a permanent position in the University of São Paulo, Brazil, in 1936.

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Giacomo Albanese attended the school in Palermo. He graduated from there in 1909. Then he entered the Scuola Normale Superiore at Pisa as a student of mathematics. He received his doctorate in 1913. He was awarded the Ulisse Dini prize for his doctoral essay on the topic Continuous systems of curves on an algebraic surface.

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