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Carl Friedrich Gauss (1246)

Profession
Mathematician
Nationality
German
Born
1777, Braunschweig, Lower Saxony
Died
1855, Gottingen, Lower Saxony
Short Biography
Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss (/ɡaʊs/; German: Gauß, pronounced [ɡaʊs]; Latin: Carolus Fridericus Gauss) (30 April 1777 – 23 February 1855) was a German mathematician who contributed significantly to many fields, including number theory, algebra, ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • Ph.D. in mathematics, University of Gottingen, 1799
Appointments & Honors
  • 1807-55, director of the Gottingen observatory Although it was Laplace* and de Moivre who pioneered in the mathematical