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Johann Friedrich Pfaff

German mathematician

Died when: 59 years 120 days (711 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn

 

Johann Friedrich Pfaff

Johann Friedrich Pfaff (sometimes spelled Friederich; 22 December 1765 – 21 April 1825) was a German mathematician.He was described as one of Germany's most eminent mathematicians during the 19th century.

He was a precursor of the German school of mathematical thinking, which under Carl Friedrich Gauss and his followers largely determined the lines on which mathematics developed during the 19th century.


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