Evangelista Torricelli

1608 - 1647

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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.
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Paris street namesRue Torricelli (17th Arrondissement)
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