Karl Friedrich Gauss

Born: 30 April 1777
Dead: 23 February 1855
In: Gottinga

Short description:

He was a German mathematician and physicist who made significant contributions to many fields in mathematics and sciences.
Sometimes referred to as the Princeps mathematicorum (Latin for "the foremost of mathematicians") and "the greatest mathematician since antiquity", Gauss had an exceptional influence in many fields of mathematics and science, and is ranked among history's most influential mathematicians.

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