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  • Davila was murdered, while on his way to take possession of the government of Cremona for Venice in July 1631, by a ruffian, with whom some dispute seems to have arisen concerning the furnishing of the relays of horses ordered for his use by the Venetian government.
  • LUIGI CREMONA (1830-1903), Italian mathematician, was born at Pavia on the 7th of December 1830.
  • In 1848, when Milan and Venice rose against Austria, Cremona, then only a lad of seventeen, joined the ranks of the Italian volunteers, and remained with them, fighting on behalf of his country's freedom, till, in 1849, the capitulation of Venice put an end to the hopeless campaign.
  • His first appointment was as elementary mathematical master at the gymnasium and lyceum of Cremona, and he afterwards obtained a similar post at Milan.
  • As early as 1856 Cremona had begun to contribute to the Annali di scienze matematiche e fesiche, and to the Annali di matematica, of which he became afterwards joint editor.

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