Johann Friedrich Pfaff

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Johann Friedrich Pfaff

Birthdate: (59)
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death: April 21, 1825 (59)
Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Immediate Family:

Son of Burkhard Friedrich Pfaff and Maria Magdalena Pfaff
Husband of Caroline Pfaff
Father of Carl Pfaff and Ludwig Pfaff
Brother of Karl Friedrich Pfaff; Christian Heinrich Pfaff; Johann Wilhelm Andreas Pfaff and Louise Wilhelmine von Jäger

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About Johann Friedrich Pfaff

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.

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December 22, 1765
Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
April 21, 1825
Age 59
Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany