Pythagoras Facts

Pythagoras, also known as Pythagoras of Samos, is one of the most important people in the history of the world; however there is not much that we know about this famous ancient Greek. Unfortunately a lot of the information about him was recorded centuries after he died and it is therefore unclear if some of his great accomplishments can really be attributed to him or to one of his many followers or perhaps neither. He is credited with major contributions to mathematics and philosophy. He is also credited with significant contributions to astronomy and music. Perhaps he is most famous for the theorem that bears his name; the Pythagorean Theorem which every kid who has taken high school math is familiar with. The list of interesting facts below will provide information about what we do know about this Greek mathematician and philosopher and what facts about him are in question.

Interesting Pythagoras Facts

Facts about the Pythagoreans