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Rudolf Friedrich Alfred Clebsch

Birthdate: (39)
Birthplace: Königsberg, Königsberg, Ostpreußen, Prussia
Death: November 7, 1872 (39)
Göttingen, Göttingen, Lower Saxony, Germany
Immediate Family:

Son of Ernst Friedrich Leopold Clebsch and Pauline Clebsch
Husband of Dorothe Charlote Mathilde Clebsch
Father of Ernst Friedrich Alfred Clebsch; Arthur Friedrich Alfred Clebsch; Eduard Friedrich Alfred Clebsch and Alfred Friedrich Clebsch

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About Alfred Clebsch

Rudolf Friedrich Alfred Clebsch was a German mathematician who made important contributions to algebraic geometry and invariant theory. He attended the University of Königsberg and was habilitated at Berlin. He subsequently taught in Berlin and Karlsruhe. His collaboration with Paul Gordan in Giessen led to the introduction of Clebsch–Gordan coefficients for spherical harmonics, which are now widely used in quantum mechanics.

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Alfred Clebsch's Timeline

January 19, 1833
Königsberg, Königsberg, Ostpreußen, Prussia
Age 25
September 29, 1860
Age 27
Age 27
Age 30
November 7, 1872
Age 39
Göttingen, Göttingen, Lower Saxony, Germany