Quotes by Carl Friedrich Gauss

About Carl Friedrich Gauss:

Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss was a German mathematician who contributed significantly to many fields, including number theory, algebra, statistics, analysis, differential geometry, geodesy, geophysics, mechanics, electrostatics, astronomy, matrix theory, and optics.

Author Bio

  • NameCarl Friedrich Gauss
  • DescriptionGerman mathematician and physical scientist
  • AliasesGauss; Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss; Karl Gauss; C. F. Gauss
  • BornApril 30, 1777
  • DiedFebruary 23, 1855
  • CountryHoly Roman Empire; Confederation Of The Rhine; German Confederation
  • ProfessionMathematician; Geophysicist; Astronomer; Science Writer; Physicist; Geodesist
  • AwardsOrder Of Merit For Arts And Science; Fellow Of The Royal Society; Copley Medal