Tommaso Ceva

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Tommaso Ceva
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Tommaso Ceva
BornDecember 20, 1648 (1648-12-20)
DiedFebruary 3, 1737 (1737-02-04) (aged 88)
Nationality Italian
Scientific career
Fields mathematics
Influenced Saccheri

Tommaso Ceva (December 20, 1648 February 3, 1737) was an Italian Jesuit mathematician from Milan. He was the brother of Giovanni Ceva.

He was a professor of mathematics at Jesuit College of Brera in Milan and his most famous student was Saccheri. His only mathematical work, published in 1699 was the Opuscula Mathematica which dealt with geometry, gravity and arithmetic. He was also a noted poet and dedicated a significant amount of his time to this task.

He died in Milan in 1737.

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