Ernst Kummer

1810 - 1893

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Ernst Eduard Kummer (29 January 1810 – 14 May 1893) was a German mathematician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernst Kummer has received more than 136,114 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Ernst Kummer is the 175th most popular mathematician (down from 160th in 2019), the 223rd most popular biography from Poland (down from 203rd in 2019) and the 8th most popular Mathematician.

Ernst Kummer was a mathematician who was most famous for his work on Fermat's Last Theorem.

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Among mathematicians, Ernst Kummer ranks 175 out of 823Before him are Wang Chong, René Thom, Pierre Bouguer, Vito Volterra, George Pólya, and Mikhail Ostrogradsky. After him are Abu Maʿshar, Michael Atiyah, Jean-Pierre Serre, Camille Jordan, Maria Reiche, and Étienne-Louis Malus.

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Among people born in 1810, Ernst Kummer ranks 16Before him are Ferdinand Philippe, Duke of Orléans, Alexandre Colonna-Walewski, Princess Marianne of the Netherlands, Nikolay Pirogov, Otto Nicolai, and Hermann Heinrich Gossen. After him are Elizabeth Gaskell, Auguste, Duke of Leuchtenberg, Henri Victor Regnault, Karl Richard Lepsius, Francesco Maria Piave, and Fanny Elssler. Among people deceased in 1893, Ernst Kummer ranks 13Before him are Rutherford B. Hayes, Alexander of Battenberg, Jan Matejko, Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Josef Stefan, and Jules Ferry. After him are John Tyndall, George Tupou I, Baron Alexander von Bach, Duke Maximilian Emanuel in Bavaria, Alfredo Catalani, and Heinrich Göbel.

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Among people born in Poland, Ernst Kummer ranks 223 out of 1,454Before him are Jerzy Skolimowski (1938), Muazzez Sultan (1628), Ferdinand Cohn (1828), Wacław Sierpiński (1882), Emil Ludwig (1881), and Leszek Kołakowski (1927). After him are Siegbert Tarrasch (1862), Agnieszka Holland (1948), Moritz Moszkowski (1854), Tadeusz Mazowiecki (1927), Nikolai Myaskovsky (1881), and Piast the Wheelwright (800).


Among mathematicians born in Poland, Ernst Kummer ranks 8Before him are Stefan Banach (1892), Leopold Kronecker (1823), Marian Rejewski (1905), Felix Hausdorff (1868), Hermann Grassmann (1809), and Wacław Sierpiński (1882). After him are Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus (1651), Hermann Schwarz (1843), Hugo Steinhaus (1887), Kazimierz Kuratowski (1896), Alfred Korzybski (1879), and Vitello (1230).