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Authorised form of nameGrandi; Guido (1671 - 1742)
Dates1671 - 1742
NationalityItalian
Place of birthCremona, Italy
Date of birth01 October 1671
Place of deathPisa, Italy
Date of death04 July 1742
OccupationClergyman, Roman Catholic
Research fieldMathematics
ActivityCareer:
Entered the Camaldolese Order of monks (1687); Teacher of Mathematics at the order's house in Florence (1694); Professor of Philosophy, Pisa (1700); Mathematician to the Grand Duke of Tuscany (1707); Professor of Mathematics, Pisa (1714)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election04/05/1709
ProposerSir Isaac Newton
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
References:
A Rupert Hall, 'Further Newton Correspondence' in NR 1982-83 vol 37 pp 7-34
Authority:
DSB is the source of the precise death dates (index to BR gives only the years).
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/17258330
Royal Society codeNA795
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
RBO/11/117Concerning a book 'Flores geometrici' by Guido Grandi, Abbot of the Camaldolese 1723
CLP/1/45Paper, 'Florum geometricorum manipulus Regiae Societati exhibitus' ['Group of geometric flowers presented to the Royal Society'] by Guidone [Guido] Grandi[1723]
CLP/1/45/1Manuscript, 'Florum geometricorum manipulus Regiae Societati exhibitus' ['Group of geometric flowers presented to the Royal Society'] by Guidone [Guido] Grandi[1723]
CLP/1/45/2Engraving, floral geometric figures by unknown artist[1723]
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