## Famous Mathematician of the Day

23th November 2012 marks 408 years since the death of Francesco Barozzi, an Italian mathematician, astronomer and humanist. Barozzi was born on the island of Crete, at Candia (now Heraklion), at the time a Venetian possession, the son of Iacopo Barozzi, a Venetian nobleman. He was educated at Padua, and studied mathematics at the University …