Johann Friedrich Pfaff
|Birthplace:||Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany|
|Death:||Died in Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany|
Son of Burkhard Friedrich Pfaff and Maria Magdalena Pfaff
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Johann Friedrich Pfaff (sometimes spelled Friederich; 22 December 1765 – 21 April 1825) was a German mathematician. He was described as one of Germany's most eminent mathematicians during the 19th century. He was a precursor of the German school of mathematical thinking, which under Carl Friedrich Gauss and his followers largely determined the lines on which mathematics developed during the nineteenth century.