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For the Italian radical of the same name, see Gregorio Fontana (radical).
7 December 1735|
|Died||24 August 1803
|Known for||polar coordinates|
Gregorio Fontana (7 December 1735 – 24 August 1803) was an Italian mathematician. He was chair of mathematics at the university of Pavia succeeding Roger Joseph Boscovich. He has been credited with the introduction of polar coordinates.
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