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Leone Battista Alberti

was born 618 years ago

18 February 1404

Leone Alberti was an Italian mathematician who wrote the first general treatise on the laws of perspective and also wrote a book on cryptography containing the first example of a frequency table.

Find out more at: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Alberti/