Find out more about the greatest 19th Century German Mathematicians, including Carl Friedrich Gauss, Friedrich Engels, David Hilbert, Georg Cantor and Emmy Noether.
David HilbertDavid Hilbert
23 January 1862
Mathematician
Georg CantorGeorg Cantor
03 March 1845
Mathematician

Emmy NoetherEmmy Noether
23 March 1882
Mathematician

Max BornMax Born
11 December 1882
Physicist

Bernhard RiemannBernhard Riemann
17 September 1826
Mathematician

Karl WeierstrassKarl Weierstrass
31 October 1815
Mathematician
Hermann MinkowskiHermann Minkowski
22 June 1864
 

Carl Gustav Jacob JacobiCarl Gustav Jacob Jacobi
10 December 1804
Mathematician

Peter Gustav Lejeune DirichletPeter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet
13 February 1805
Mathematician

Richard DedekindRichard Dedekind
06 October 1831
Mathematician
Carl Ludwig SiegelCarl Ludwig Siegel
31 December 1896
Mathematician

Carl F. GaussCarl F. Gauss
30 April 1777
Mathematician
Felix Christian KleinFelix Christian Klein
25 April 1849
Mathematician

Hermann Klaus Hugo WeylHermann Klaus Hugo Weyl
09 November 1885
Mathematician and Theoretical Physicist

Carl Friedrich GaussCarl Friedrich Gauss
30 April 1777
Mathematician, Geophysicist, Astronomer, Science
Edmund HusserlEdmund Husserl
08 April 1859
Mathematician, Philosopher, University teacher

Oswald SpenglerOswald Spengler
29 May 1880
Writer, Historian, Philosopher, Sociologist,
Gottlob FregeGottlob Frege
08 November 1848
Mathematician, Logician, Analytic philosopher,

Hermann WeylHermann Weyl
09 November 1885
Mathematician, Physicist, Philosopher, University

Karl SchwarzschildKarl Schwarzschild
09 October 1873
Physicist, Astronomer, Astrophysicist, University
Emanuel LaskerEmanuel Lasker
 

Charles Proteus SteinmetzCharles Proteus Steinmetz
09 April 1865
Mathematician, Electrical engineer, Engineer,
Felix KleinFelix Klein
25 April 1849
Mathematician, Historian of mathematics,

Rudolf ClausiusRudolf Clausius
02 January 1822
Physicist, University teacher, Mathematician,

August Ferdinand MöbiusAugust Ferdinand Möbius
 

Leopold KroneckerLeopold Kronecker
07 December 1823
Mathematician, University teacher
Friedrich BesselFriedrich Bessel
22 July 1784
Astronomer, Mathematician, University teacher
Felix HausdorffFelix Hausdorff
08 November 1868
Mathematician, Writer, Topologist, University

Richard CourantRichard Courant
08 January 1888
Mathematician, University teacher

Ernst ZermeloErnst Zermelo
27 July 1871
Mathematician, Philosopher, University teacher

Edmund LandauEdmund Landau
14 February 1877
Mathematician, University teacher
Ferdinand Georg FrobeniusFerdinand Georg Frobenius
26 October 1849
Mathematician, University teacher

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Julius PlückerJulius Plücker
 

Ferdinand von LindemannFerdinand von Lindemann
 

Ernst KummerErnst Kummer
 

Rudolf LipschitzRudolf Lipschitz
 
Gotthold EisensteinGotthold Eisenstein
 

Hermann SchwarzHermann Schwarz
 
Johann Friedrich PfaffJohann Friedrich Pfaff
 

Carl NeumannCarl Neumann
 

Ernst SchröderErnst Schröder
 
Elwin Bruno ChristoffelElwin Bruno Christoffel
 

Franz Ernst NeumannFranz Ernst Neumann
 
Max DehnMax Dehn
 

Kurt HeegnerKurt Heegner
16 December 1893
Mathematician

Martin Wilhelm KuttaMartin Wilhelm Kutta
 

Ferdinand EisensteinFerdinand Eisenstein
16 April 1823
 

Carl G. J. JacobiCarl G. J. Jacobi
10 December 1804
 
Peter G. L. DirichletPeter G. L. Dirichlet
13 February 1805