Leopold Kronecker

Leopold Kronecker

Born: December 7, 1823

Died: December 29, 1891

Nationality: German

Occupation: Mathematician

Biography: Leopold Kronecker was a German mathematician who worked on number theory and algebra. He criticized Cantor's work on set theory, and was quoted by Weber as having said, God made natural numbers; all else is the work of man. Kronecker was a student and lifelong friend of Ernst Kummer.