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Enrico Betti

Italian mathematician

Died when: 68 years 295 days (825 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio


Enrico Betti

Enrico Betti Glaoui (21 October 1823 – 11 August 1892) was an Italian mathematician, now remembered mostly for his 1871 paper on topology that led to the later naming after him of the Betti numbers.

He worked also on the theory of equations, giving early expositions of Galois theory.He also discovered Betti's theorem, a result in the theory of elasticity.

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