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Topic: About mathematicians & geometry theorems
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Michael Keyton

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Re: About mathematicians & geometry theorems
Posted: Nov 12, 1997 6:27 PM
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The history of geometry is one of the most varied of any field of
mathematics. During the 19th century, there were over 12000 theorems
published in just euclidean geometry. (see Max. Simon)

A few major names with more than 1 theorems to his credit;
Apollonius of Perga
R.C. Archibald
A. Arnauld
C.J. Brianchon
H. Brocard (well over 500 theorems about 2 points, which are named for
L. Carnot
John Casey
E. Catalan
Giovanni Ceva (a major theorem with hundreds of consequences)
M. Chasles

do you want more?

How much extra credit do we get for this list?

Michael Keyton
St. Mark's School of Texas

On 12 Nov 1997, Simon Sinmolin wrote:

> Please, could you tell me the name of any mathematician (besides
> Euclides) that had enunciated more than ten geometry theorems?
> Thank you in advance

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