Alessandro Capra

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Alessandro Capra (born 1620, date of death unknown) was an Italian architect and inventor. He was born in Cremona.

He studied architecture under Giacomo Erba. He invented a number of machines. From 1672-1682, he published three volumes on geometry and civil and military architecture. His two sons, Giusto and Domenica, worked on a number of hydraulic inventions.