Person: Riemann, Georg Friedrich Bernhard


Bernhard Riemann's ideas concerning geometry of space had a profound effect on the development of modern theoretical physics. He clarified the notion of integral by defining what we now call the Riemann integral.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 17 September 1826, Breselenz, Hanover (now Germany). Died 20 July 1866, Selasca, Italy.

View full biography at MacTutor

Analysis, Geometry, Knot Theory, Origin Germany, Number Theory, Physics, Special Numbers And Numerals, Topology

Thank you to the contributors under CC BY-SA 4.0!



Adapted from other CC BY-SA 4.0 Sources:

  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive