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All about Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss

Title: All about Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss
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All about Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss
Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss Born on April 30, 1777 was the "prince of mathematicians," the "Archimedes of the nineteenth century". He was born in Brunswick, Duchy of Brunswick (which is now called Germany). Gauss was always mesmerized by mathematical ideas and had a premature obsession for numbers. Gauss was born into a lower - class family. His mother, Dorothea Bentze, was the semiliterate daughter of a stonemason and worked as a maid. His father, Gebhard Dietrich, was …showed first 75 words of 416 total…
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…showed last 75 words of 416 total…his position there lasted until his death. Because of the French Revolution and democratic revolutions in Germany, Gauss experienced political chaos and financial problems. He did marry twice within his lifetime; the first wife died and the second was in poor health. He did not have any mathematical colleagues and worked alone for most of his life. He spent most of his life researching mechanism optics, observational astronomy, capillarity, celestial mechanics, geodesy, geomagnetism, and electromagnetism.

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