Witch or Saint ? Maria Gaetana Agnesi

Maria Gaetana Agnesi  16 May 1718 – 9 January 1799 was an Italian mathematician, philosopher, theologian and humanitarian. Maria Gaetana Agnesi was born in Milan, to a wealthy and literate family the third of 21 children. Her father Pietro Agnesi, a University of Bologna mathematics professor, her mother was the daughter of a prosperous silk manufacturer. … Continue reading Witch or Saint ? Maria Gaetana Agnesi