Christoph Gudermann

1798 - 1852

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Christoph Gudermann (25 March 1798 – 25 September 1852) was a German mathematician noted for introducing the Gudermannian function and the concept of uniform convergence, and for being the teacher of Karl Weierstrass, who was greatly influenced by Gudermann's course on elliptic functions in 1839–1840, the first such course to be taught in any institute. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christoph Gudermann has received more than 39,705 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Christoph Gudermann is the 757th most popular mathematician (down from 705th in 2019), the 4,131st most popular biography from Germany (down from 3,087th in 2019) and the 82nd most popular German Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Christoph Gudermann ranks 757 out of 828Before him are Marshall Harvey Stone, Luis Caffarelli, Øystein Ore, Hassler Whitney, Garrett Birkhoff, and Vladimir Voevodsky. After him are Shinichi Mochizuki, Laurent Lafforgue, Nathan Jacobson, James Lighthill, Richard Borcherds, and Charles Hutton.

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Among people born in 1798, Christoph Gudermann ranks 46Before him are Willibald Alexis, John Cochrane, Alessandro Antonelli, Jacques Jasmin, Thomas Henderson, and Mirabeau B. Lamar. After him are John Adams Dix and George Don. Among people deceased in 1852, Christoph Gudermann ranks 52Before him are Wilhelm Hisinger, Carlos María de Alvear, James Francis Stephens, František Čelakovský, José Ballivián, and Francisco Javier Echeverría. After him are John George Children and Walter Forward.

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Among people born in Germany, Christoph Gudermann ranks 4,131 out of 5,289Before him are Toni Ulmen (1906), Rick J. Jordan (1968), Rudolf Krause (1907), Tobias Sammet (1977), Stefan Schwarzmann (1965), and Manfred Manglitz (1940). After him are Ozan Güven (1975), Helmut Niedermayr (1915), Birgit Prinz (1977), Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger (1951), Ingrid Gulbin (1943), and Jürgen Trittin (1954).


Among mathematicians born in Germany, Christoph Gudermann ranks 82Before him are Wendelin Werner (1968), Friedrich Engel (1861), Wilhelm Killing (1847), Hans Rademacher (1892), Hans Carl Friedrich von Mangoldt (1854), and Volker Strassen (1936). After him are Richard Rado (1906), Richard Brauer (1901), Hanna Neumann (1914), and Peter Scholze (1987).