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FRANCESCO SEVERI (1879 – 1961)

The world famous Mathematician, Francesco Severi, was born in this Via dell’Orto. He taught for a long time in the Universities of Parma, Padua and Rome, where at the age of 45, he became Rector. He was President of the National Institute of Higher Mathematics, which he founded in Rome (1938), where he held the Chair of Higher Geometry. He was a member of the National Accademy of Lincei, and academic of the ‘Pontificia Accademia delle Scienze’ and member of the Academy of France. For his fundamental contribution to the field of Algebraic Geometry, Severi can be considered the founder of a modern school of Geometry and his numerous and well-researched writings make an invaluable contribution to the field of Mathematics, in Italy and the rest of the world.


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