Who is known as the father of Accountancy?

The father of accountancy is widely considered to be **Luca Pacioli.**

- He was an Italian mathematician and Franciscan.
- Pacioli is best known for writing the book
**"Summa de Arithmetica, Geometria, Proportioni et Proportionalita"***(Summary of Arithmetic, Geometry, Proportions, and Proportionality),*published in**1494**. - This book contained a section called
**"Particularis de Computis et Scripturis"***(Details of Calculation and Recording),*which is considered the first published work on double-entry bookkeeping.