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Bonaventura Francesco Cavalieri (Latin: Bonaventura Cavalerius; 1598 – 30 November 1647) was an Italian mathematician and a Jesuate. He is known for his work on the problems of optics and motion, work on indivisibles, the precursors of infinitesimal calculus, and the introduction of logarithms to Italy. Cavalieri's principle in geometry partially anticipated integral calculus.
Bonaventura Francesco Cavalieri
|Died||30 November 1647(1647-11-30) (aged 48–49)|
|Other names||Bonaventura Cavalerius|
|Alma mater||University of Pisa|
|Known for||Cavalieri's principle|
Cavalieri's quadrature formula
Method of indivisibles
Polar coordinate system