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Jan-Karel della Faille

was born 425 years ago

1 March 1597

Jan-Karel della Faille or Jean Charles de La Faille was a Flemish Jesuit who was the first to determine the centre of gravity of the sector of a circle.

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