María Andrea Casamayor

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María Andrea Casamayor
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Fantasy drawing of María Andrea Casamayor
Born c. 1700
Spain Zaragoza, Spain
Died October 23, 1780
Spain Zaragoza, Spain
Resting place Parroquia del Pilar, Zaragoza, Spain
Nationality  Spanish
Citizenship  Spain
Scientific career
Fields Mathematics

María Andrea Casamayor y de la Coma (1700–1780) was a Spanish mathematician. She is one of few women scientists and mathematicians who worked in 18th century Spain.

She wrote and published two scientific books in mathematics, which were used in contemporary Spanish schools. Her work is thought to be the only scientific work extant from a Spanish female scientist in the 18th century.[1]

Works[edit]

  • Tirocinio aritmético (1738)
  • El para sí solo

References[edit]

  1. ^ CASADO RUIZ DE LÓIZAGA, Maria José (2006): Las damas del laboratorio. Madrid, Ed. Debate.