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

Max BornMax Born
11 December 1882
Physicist

Emmy NoetherEmmy Noether
23 March 1882
Mathematician

Bernhard RiemannBernhard Riemann
17 September 1826
Mathematician

Hermann MinkowskiHermann Minkowski
22 June 1864
 
Carl Gustav Jacob JacobiCarl Gustav Jacob Jacobi
10 December 1804
Mathematician

Karl WeierstrassKarl Weierstrass
31 October 1815
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
Hermann Klaus Hugo WeylHermann Klaus Hugo Weyl
09 November 1885
Mathematician and Theoretical Physicist

Carl F. GaussCarl F. Gauss
30 April 1777
Mathematician

Felix Christian KleinFelix Christian Klein
25 April 1849
Mathematician

Carl Friedrich GaussCarl Friedrich Gauss
30 April 1777
Mathematician, Geophysicist, Astronomer, Science

Emanuel LaskerEmanuel Lasker
 
Gottlob FregeGottlob Frege
08 November 1848
Mathematician, Logician, Analytic philosopher,

Karl SchwarzschildKarl Schwarzschild
09 October 1873
Physicist, Astronomer, Astrophysicist, University

Charles Proteus SteinmetzCharles Proteus Steinmetz
09 April 1865
Mathematician, Electrical engineer, Engineer,

Edmund LandauEdmund Landau
14 February 1877
Mathematician, University teacher
Rudolf ClausiusRudolf Clausius
02 January 1822
Physicist, University teacher, Mathematician,

Leopold KroneckerLeopold Kronecker
07 December 1823
Mathematician, University teacher
August Ferdinand MöbiusAugust Ferdinand Möbius
 

Hermann GrassmannHermann Grassmann
15 April 1809
Polymath

Ernst ZermeloErnst Zermelo
27 July 1871
Mathematician, Philosopher, University teacher
Friedrich BesselFriedrich Bessel
22 July 1784
Astronomer

Felix HausdorffFelix Hausdorff
08 November 1868
Mathematician, Writer, Topologist, University
Richard CourantRichard Courant
08 January 1888
Mathematician, University teacher

Ferdinand Georg FrobeniusFerdinand Georg Frobenius
26 October 1849
Mathematician

Ferdinand von LindemannFerdinand von Lindemann
 
Ernst KummerErnst Kummer
29 January 1810
Mathematician

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Julius PlückerJulius Plücker
 
Rudolf LipschitzRudolf Lipschitz
 

Gotthold EisensteinGotthold Eisenstein
16 April 1823
Mathematician

Johann Friedrich PfaffJohann Friedrich Pfaff
 

Hermann SchwarzHermann Schwarz
25 January 1843
Mathematician
Carsten NiebuhrCarsten Niebuhr
17 March 1733
Mathematician
Franz Ernst NeumannFranz Ernst Neumann
 

Carl NeumannCarl Neumann
 

Martin Wilhelm KuttaMartin Kutta
03 November 1867
Mathematician

Elwin Bruno ChristoffelElwin Bruno Christoffel
 
Max DehnMax Dehn
 

Moritz CantorMoritz Cantor
23 August 1829
Historian

Peter Andreas HansenPeter Andreas Hansen
08 December 1795
Astronomer

Kurt HeegnerKurt Heegner
16 December 1893
Mathematician

Karl Georg Christian von StaudtKarl Georg Christian von Staudt
24 January 1798
Mathematician
Oskar BolzaOskar Bolza
12 May 1857
Mathematician

August Leopold CrelleAugust Leopold Crelle
17 March 1780
Mathematician
Hermann Günther GrassmannHermann Günther Grassmann
15 April 1809
Polymath

Carl G. J. JacobiCarl G. J. Jacobi
10 December 1804
 

Peter G. L. DirichletPeter G. L. Dirichlet
13 February 1805