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Paul Guldin

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Date of Birth: 06/12/1577

Age: 66

Place of birth: St. Gallen

Citizenship: Switzerland

Background

Written work on the centers of gravity of the bodies, which also treated questions about surfaces and volumes of bodies.

His name is associated with a number of theorems to determine the volumes and surfaces of solids of revolution.

Guldin got the results, in many cases found earlier I. B. Kepler and Cavalieri.

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