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Pedro Nunes

Pedro
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Portuguese mathematician

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According to Wikipedia, Pedro Nunes was a Portuguese mathematician, cosmographer, and professor, probably from a New Christian family. Considered one of the greatest mathematicians of his time, Nunes is best known for his contributions to the nautical sciences , which he approached, for the first time, in a mathematical way. He was the first to propose the idea of a loxodrome, and was the inventor of several measuring devices, including the nonius , named after his Latin surname.

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