## 1 Carl F. Gauss

**Famous As:**Mathematician, Physicist

**Birthdate:**April 30, 1777

**Sun Sign:**Taurus

**Birthplace:**Brunswick, Germany

**Died:**February 23, 1855

German mathematician and physicist Carl Friedrich Gauss is remembered for his work in math and science. Known as the *Princeps mathematicorum*, he laid down tenets such as the *Gauss's Law*. He had exhibited his talent since an early age and had completed writing *Disquisitiones Arithmeticae* by 21.