Edmund Landau

1877 - 1938

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Edmund Georg Hermann Landau (14 February 1877 – 19 February 1938) was a German mathematician who worked in the fields of number theory and complex analysis. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edmund Landau has received more than 178,132 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Edmund Landau is the 258th most popular mathematician (up from 275th in 2019), the 1,661st most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,554th in 2019) and the 30th most popular German Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Edmund Landau ranks 258 out of 828Before him are Michael Stifel, Eugène Charles Catalan, Nikolay Bogolyubov, Seleucus of Seleucia, Farkas Bolyai, and Gotthold Eisenstein. After him are Joseph Bertrand, Émile Picard, Jacques Charles François Sturm, Ibn al-Shatir, Pierre Varignon, and Hugo Steinhaus.

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Among people born in 1877, Edmund Landau ranks 44Before him are Emil Abderhalden, Vasil Kolarov, James Jeans, Sadao Araki, Frank Marshall, and Endre Ady. After him are Ivy Lee, Isabelle Eberhardt, Charles Rolls, Alben W. Barkley, James Montgomery Flagg, and Herbert Pitman. Among people deceased in 1938, Edmund Landau ranks 62Before him are Leopold Godowsky, William McDougall, Alexandru Averescu, Vladimir Antonov-Ovseyenko, William Henry Pickering, and Nikolai Krylenko. After him are Ludwig Borchardt, Princess Maria Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, King Oliver, Yevhen Konovalets, Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić, and Axel Paulsen.

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Among people born in Germany, Edmund Landau ranks 1,661 out of 5,289Before him are Gotthold Eisenstein (1823), Niko Kovač (1971), Albert Speer (1934), Louis Rudolph, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1671), Johannes Steinhoff (1913), and Georg Kaiser (1878). After him are Wilhelm Zaisser (1893), Ludwig Borchardt (1863), Maurice, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel (1572), Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia (1772), Walter Simons (1861), and Otto Abetz (1903).


Among mathematicians born in Germany, Edmund Landau ranks 30Before him are Thomas Abbt (1738), Ferdinand Georg Frobenius (1849), Maria Reiche (1903), Michael Maestlin (1550), Michael Stifel (1487), and Gotthold Eisenstein (1823). After him are Wilhelm Ackermann (1896), Carl David Tolmé Runge (1856), Adolf Hurwitz (1859), Eduard Heine (1821), Julius Plücker (1801), and Nicholas Mercator (1620).