• Born date: 1522-02-02
  • Born in: Bologna
  • Death date: 1565-10-05
Lodovico Ferrari

Lodovico Ferrari (February 2, 1522 – October 5, 1565) was an Italian mathematician.Born in Bologna, Italy, Lodovico's grandfather, Bartholomew Ferrari, was forced out of Milan to Bologna. Lodovico settled in Bologna, Italy and he began his career as the servant of Gerolamo Cardano. He was extremely bright, so Cardano started teaching him mathematics.