Elwin Bruno Christoffel

1829 - 1900

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Elwin Bruno Christoffel (German: [kʁɪˈstɔfl̩]; 10 November 1829 – 15 March 1900) was a German mathematician and physicist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elwin Bruno Christoffel has received more than 76,794 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Elwin Bruno Christoffel is the 378th most popular mathematician (up from 423rd in 2019), the 2,602nd most popular biography from Germany (up from 2,635th in 2019) and the 44th most popular Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Elwin Bruno Christoffel ranks 378 out of 823Before him are Raymond Smullyan, Zhu Shijie, László Lovász, Otto Hesse, Bartel Leendert van der Waerden, and Igor Shafarevich. After him are Ivan Vinogradov, Peter Ludwig Mejdell Sylow, Yutaka Taniyama, Christian Kramp, Cato Maximilian Guldberg, and Abraham Fraenkel.

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Among people born in 1829, Elwin Bruno Christoffel ranks 29Before him are Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov, N. R. Pogson, Hon'inbō Shūsaku, Pierre Alexis Ponson du Terrail, Franz Reuleaux, and Prince William of Baden. After him are Ignacio Zaragoza, José de Alencar, Allan Octavian Hume, Laura Bridgman, Prince Moritz of Saxe-Altenburg, and Louis Moreau Gottschalk. Among people deceased in 1900, Elwin Bruno Christoffel ranks 44Before him are David Edward Hughes, Pyotr Lavrov, Henry Sidgwick, Hermann Levi, Sergei Korsakoff, and Peter II, Grand Duke of Oldenburg. After him are Wilhelm Leibl, Johan Peter Emilius Hartmann, Bruno Abakanowicz, Arthur Sullivan, James Edward Keeler, and Arsenio Martínez Campos.

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Among people born in Germany, Elwin Bruno Christoffel ranks 2,602 out of 6,142Before him are Otto Ciliax (1891), Heinz-Harald Frentzen (1967), Albrecht Adam (1786), Georg, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe (1846), Brunhilde Pomsel (1911), and Paul Giesler (1895). After him are Michael Maier (1568), Heinrich Hoffmann (1809), Agnes Bernauer (1410), Pam Ferris (1948), Flavia Julia Constantia (290), and Magdalena Sibylla of Saxe-Weissenfels (1648).


Among mathematicians born in Germany, Elwin Bruno Christoffel ranks 44Before him are Gerhard Gentzen (1909), Felix Bernstein (1878), Thomas Fincke (1561), Michael Maestlin (1550), Carl Ludwig Siegel (1896), and Karl Wilhelm Feuerbach (1800). After him are Abraham Fraenkel (1891), Helmut Hasse (1898), Ernst Schröder (1841), Hermann Hankel (1839), Karl Mollweide (1774), and Otto Hölder (1859).