Giuseppe Peano

Mathematician, Academic

1858 – 1932

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Who was Giuseppe Peano?

Giuseppe Peano was an Italian mathematician. The author of over 200 books and papers, he was a founder of mathematical logic and set theory, to which he contributed much notation. The standard axiomatization of the natural numbers is named the Peano axioms in his honor. As part of this effort, he made key contributions to the modern rigorous and systematic treatment of the method of mathematical induction. He spent most of his career teaching mathematics at the University of Turin.

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Born
Aug 27, 1858
Cuneo
Nationality
  • Italy
Profession
Education
  • University of Turin
  • Liceo classico Cavour
Lived in
  • Italy
  • Cuneo
Died
Apr 20, 1932
Turin

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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