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Evangelista Torricelli

died 375 years ago

25 October 1647

Evangelista Torricelli was an Italian scientist who was the first man to create a sustained vacuum and to discover the principle of a barometer. He also achieved some important results in the development of the calculus.

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