Italian mathematician; born at Mantua May 19, 1862; educated at the Mantua lyceum and at the University of Turin, becoming doctor of mathematics in 1884. The same year he was appointed demonstrator in mathematics in the University of Turin; in 1886, teacher at the military academy, Turin; and in 1887, assistant professor in the University of Genoa, where since 1891 he has held the chair of descriptive geometry.
Loria's publications treat of pure mathematics and its history, and have appeared in Italian and foreign magazines. He is also the author of "Il Passato ed il Presente delle Principali Teorie Geometriche," 2d ed. 1896 (translated into German, Polish, and English).