Leonardo Torres y Quevedo

Leonardo Torres y Quevedo

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Leonardo Torres y Quevedo was a Spanish civil engineer and mathematician of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Torres was born on 28 December 1852, on the Feast of the Holy Innocents, in Santa Cruz de Igu a, Molledo, Spain. The family resided for the most part in Bilbao, where Leonardo's father worked as a railway engineer, although they also spent long periods in his mother's family home in the Cantabrian Mountain. In Bilbao he studied to enter an advanced high school program and later spent two years in Paris to complete his studies. In 1870, his father was transferred, bringing his family to Madrid. The same year, Torres began his higher studies in the Official School of the Road Engineers' Corps.show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Patho Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136403161
  • 9786136403168