# Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855)

Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855) was a person.

**Counter-Example(s):****See:**Mathematician, Number Theory, Mathematical Analysis, Differential Geometry And Topology, Gauss–Markov Process, Gauss–Legendre Algorithm, Least Squares Optimization.

## References

### 2014

- (Wikipedia, 2014) ⇒ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Friedrich_Gauss Retrieved:2014-8-3.
**Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss**(30 April 1777 - 23 February 1855) was a German mathematician, who contributed significantly to many fields, including number theory, algebra, statistics, analysis, differential geometry, geodesy, geophysics, electrostatics, astronomy, and optics.Sometimes referred to as the

*Princeps mathematicorum*(Latin, "the Prince of Mathematicians" or "the foremost of mathematicians") and "greatest mathematician since antiquity", Gauss had a remarkable influence in many fields of mathematics and science and is ranked as one of history's most influential mathematicians.^{[1]}

- ↑ Dunnington, G. Waldo. (May 1927).
*Scientific Monthly*XXIV: 402–414. Retrieved on 29 June 2005. Now available at Retrieved 23 February 2014. Comprehensive biographical article.