Ferdinand Eisenstein

Ferdinand Eisenstein

Born: April 16, 1823

Died: October 11, 1852

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Biography: Ferdinand Gotthold Max Eisenstein was a German mathematician. He specialized in number theory and analysis, and proved several results that eluded even Gauss. Like Galois and Abel before him, Eisenstein died before the age of 30. He was born and died in Berlin, Prussia.

Source/Notes: Curriculum Vitae - an autobiographical statement written when Eisenstein was 20, often referred to as his Autobiography (1843)