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# Gino Fano

Gino Fano (5 January 1871 - 8 November 1952) was an Italian mathematician. He was born in Mantua, Italy and died in Verona, Italy.

Fano worked on projective and algebraic geometry; the Fano plane and Fano varieties are named for him.

Ugo Fano and Robert Fano were his sons.

**References**

Ivor Grattan-Guinness, 2000. The Search for Mathematical Roots 1870-1940. Princeton Uni. Press.

Links

* O'Connor, John J. & Robertson, Edmund F., "Gino Fano", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive

* Gino Fano at the Mathematics Genealogy Project

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