# Vito Volterra

Date of Birth: 05/03/1860

Age: 80

Place of birth: Ancona

Citizenship: Italy

**Background**

Vito Volterra was born on May 3, 1860 in Ancona in a poor Jewish family. The interest in mathematics began to manifest itself in him quite early, at the age of 11 years. Inspired by Jules Verne`s novel "Journey to the Moon," he began calculate the trajectory of the projectile in the atmosphere. He also began to study the geometry of Legendre. At age 13 he began to study three-dimensional problem and had some success in splitting namalenkie time intervals at which it could consider konstantu.Volterra power came from a poor family. His father had died when Vito was two years old. But this did not prevent him to attend lectures at the University of Florence. He then moved to Pisa. In 1883 he became a professor at the University of Pisa in 1893 - Turin, and in 1900 - Rimskogo.Vo the First World War Volterra worked on the improvement of airships, for which he was awarded the Iron Cross - the highest military award. In 1905, he became the youngest senator of the Italian kingdom. However, in 1931, Volterra refused to take the oath to the fascist government, for which he was deprived of the membership in all Italian universities and lived mostly abroad, returning home only on the eve konchiny.Itts Vito Volterra in 2011 "James Volt: missione 25" In 1938 Volterra was awarded Post doctorate the degree of the Scottish University of St. Andrews, but at a ceremony on the occasion of the scientist was unable to attend due to poor health. Vito Volterra, died October 11, 1940 in Rime.Naibolee known for his work in the field of differential equations with partial derivatives, theory of elasticity, integral and integro-differential equations, functional analysis.