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About Pedro Nunes
Pedro Nunes (Portuguese pronunciation: ˈpedɾu ˈnunɨʃ; Latin, Petrus Nonius), (1502, Alcácer do Sal – August 11, 1578, Coimbra) was a Portuguese mathematician, cosmographer, and professor, born from a New Christian (of Jewish origin) family. Nunes, considered to be one of the greatest mathematicians of his time, is best known for his contributions in the technical field of navigation, which was crucial to the Portuguese period of discoveries. He was the first to propose the idea of a loxodrome and was also the inventor of several measuring devices, including the nonius, named after his Latin surname

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1. Pedro Álvares Cabra 212
2. A. Egas Moniz 54
3. Grão Vasco 46
4. Pedro Nunes 46

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268. Mohamed Chafik 46
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