Antonio Luigi Gaudenzio Giuseppe Cremona

1830 - 1903

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Luigi Cremona was the originator of graphical statics, the study of forces in equilibrium, using graphical methods. He wrote papers on geometrical transformations, projective geometry and on graphical solutions.
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  1. A comment from Thomas Hirst's diary

Honours awarded to Luigi Cremona
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LMS Honorary Member1871
Fellow of the Royal Society1879
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1883
Lunar featuresCrater Cremona

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