5 Facts About Pythagoras

Here are 5 facts about Pythagoras

  • He was born circa 570 BC on Samos Island, Greece
  • His areas of expertise were Metaphysics, Music, Mathematics, Ethicsm and politics
  • A theorem in geometry that states that in a right-angled triangle the area of the square on the hypotenuse is known as the Pythagorean theorem after it's discoverer
  • Pythagoras started a secret society called the Pythagorean brotherhood which was a forerunner of Freemasonry
  • He died on circa 495 BC in Metapontum, Greece
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