Person: Kurt, Gödel


Gödel proved fundamental results about axiomatic systems showing in any axiomatic mathematical system there are propositions that cannot be proved or disproved within the axioms of the system.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 28 April 1906, Brünn, Austria-Hungary (now Brno, Czech Republic). Died 14 January 1978, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.

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Algebra, Analysis, Group Theory, Origin Czech Republic, Set Theory

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