Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann

1826 - 1866

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Bernhard Riemann's ideas concerning geometry of space had a profound effect on the development of modern theoretical physics. He clarified the notion of integral by defining what we now call the Riemann integral.
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Honours awarded to Bernhard Riemann
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Fellow of the Royal Society1866
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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. NNDB
  3. David R Wilkins
  4. European Mathematical Society (Riemann's papers)
  1. Luneburg Germany (in German)
  2. GMFW (Über die Hypothesen welche der Geometrie zu Grunde liegen -- in German)
  3. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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