Giovanni Battista Beccaria, Italian physicist and academic (d. 1781) was born on October 3, 1716.

Giovanni Battista Beccaria, Italian physicist, was born at Mondovì, and entered the religious Order of the Pious Schools or Piarists, in 1732, where he studied, and afterward taught, grammar and rhetoric. At the same time, he applied himself with success to mathematics.

Giovanni Battista Beccaria, Italian physicist and academic (d. 1781) was born on October 3, 1716.

October 3, 1716

Giovanni Battista Beccaria, Italian physicist, was born at Mondovì, and entered the religious Order of the Pious Schools or Piarists, in 1732, where he studied, and afterward taught, grammar and rhetoric. At the same time, he applied himself with success to mathematics.