Carl Friedrich Gauss Biography

Astronomer, Scientist, Mathematician (1777–1855)
Carl Friedrich Gauss was a German mathematician, astronomer, and physicist who published over 150 works and contributed the fundamental theorem of algebra.


Carl Friedrich Gauss was born April 30, 1777, in Brunswick, Germany. He published over 150 works and made such important contributions as the fundamental theorem of algebra, the least squares method, Gauss-Jordan elimination, and the bell curve, or Gaussian error curve. He also made important contributions to physics and astronomy.

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