# Girolamo Cardano

Full Name: Girolamo Cardano
Nationality:

Profession: Mathematician
Why Famous: Well-known for his achievements in algebra, especially as the first mathematician to make systematic use of numbers less than zero.

Cardano was one of the fathers of probability, discovering the binomial coefficients and the binomial theorem as detailed in his book "Opus novum de proportionibus."

Born:
Star Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pavia, Italy

Died: (aged 74)