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Fibonacci

Mathematician Fibonacci

Full Name: Leonardo Bonacci
Profession: Mathematician

Nationality:
Italy
Italian

Why Famous: Considered to be the most talented Western mathematician of the Middle Ages.

Fibonacci popularized the Hindu–Arabic numeral system to the Western World and introduced to Europe the sequence of Fibonacci numbers.

It is believed Fibonacci was born between the years 1170-75 and died around the years 1240-50.

Birthplace: Pisa, Italy


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