Alfred Clebsch

1833 - 1872

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Rudolf Friedrich Alfred Clebsch (19 January 1833 – 7 November 1872) 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfred Clebsch has received more than 41,978 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Alfred Clebsch is the 382nd most popular mathematician (up from 402nd in 2019), the 834th most popular biography from Russia (down from 808th in 2019) and the 24th most popular Russian Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Alfred Clebsch ranks 382 out of 828Before him are Lars Hörmander, Sergei Natanovich Bernstein, Thomas Wright, Richard Hamming, James Stirling, and Edward Waring. After him are Qin Jiushao, Abū Kāmil Shujāʿ ibn Aslam, Ernesto Cesàro, Pierre Wantzel, Adriaan van Roomen, and Yutaka Taniyama.

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Among people born in 1833, Alfred Clebsch ranks 28Before him are Princess Adelheid-Marie of Anhalt-Dessau, Eduard Taaffe, 11th Viscount Taaffe, Pedro Antonio de Alarcón, Jovan Jovanović Zmaj, Carlos Finlay, and Peter Waage. After him are Louis Philippe, Crown Prince of Belgium, Manuel González Flores, Walter Clopton Wingfield, Zacharie Astruc, Ricardo Palma, and Kâmil Pasha. Among people deceased in 1872, Alfred Clebsch ranks 29Before him are Vladimir Dal, William H. Seward, Johan Rudolph Thorbecke, George Meade, Charles-Eugène Delaunay, and Kamehameha V. After him are Princess Feodora of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Jacques Babinet, Avram Iancu, Martin Ohm, Petar Preradović, and Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld.

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Among people born in Russia, Alfred Clebsch ranks 834 out of 2,688Before him are Eleanor of Prussia (1583), Nikolay Voronov (1899), Feodosia Morozova (1632), Yevgeny Svetlanov (1928), Nikolay Danilevsky (1822), and Beate Uhse-Rotermund (1919). After him are Olga Baclanova (1893), Alexander Gomelsky (1928), Konstantin Balmont (1867), Konstantin Feoktistov (1926), Pavel Rotmistrov (1901), and Arsen Kotsoyev (1872).


Among mathematicians born in Russia, Alfred Clebsch ranks 24Before him are Ivan Vinogradov (1891), Sergei Sobolev (1908), Sergei Novikov (1938), Otto Hesse (1811), Rudolf Lipschitz (1832), and Grigory Margulis (1946). After him are Yakov Sinai (1935), Nikolai Luzin (1883), Vladimir Smirnov (1887), Andrey Nikolayevich Tikhonov (1906), Aleksandr Danilovich Aleksandrov (1912), and Kurt Hensel (1861).