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Cesare Burali-Forti : biography

13 August 1861 - 21 January 1931

Cesare Burali-Forti (13 August 1861 – 21 January 1931) was an Italian mathematician.

He was born in Arezzo, and was an assistant of Giuseppe Peano in Turin from 1894 to 1896, during which time he discovered what came to be called the Burali-Forti paradox of Cantorian set theory. He died in Turin.

Books by C. Burali-Forti

  • with R. Marcolongo (Mattéi & co., Pavia, 1913).
  • (G. B. Petrini di G. Gallizio, Torino, 1912).
  • (S. Lattes & c., Torino, 1921).
  • (Gauthier-Villars,1897).
  • (Fratelli Bocca, Torino, 1904).
  • with Tommaso Boggio (S. Lattes & c.,Torino, 1921).
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