Encyclopedia > Christian Goldbach

  Article Content

Christian Goldbach

Christian Goldbach (March 18, 1690 - November 20, 1764), was a Prussian mathematician, who was born in Koenigsberg, Prussia as son of a pastor. Goldbach studied jura and mathematics. He traveled widely throughout Europe and met with many famous mathematicians, such as Leibniz, Leonhard Euler, and Nicolas I Bernoulli[?]. Goldbach went to work at the newly opened St. Petersburg Academy and became tutor to the later Tsar Peter II.

Goldbach did important work in the mathematical field. He is remembered today for Goldbach's conjecture.



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Battle Creek, Michigan

... 35 years. For every 100 females there are 91.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.2 males. The median income for a household in the city is ...

 
 
 
This page was created in 78.9 ms