Ernst Schröder

1841 - 1902

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Friedrich Wilhelm Karl Ernst Schröder (25 November 1841 in Mannheim, Baden, Germany – 16 June 1902 in Karlsruhe, Germany) was a German mathematician mainly known for his work on algebraic logic. He is a major figure in the history of mathematical logic, by virtue of summarizing and extending the work of George Boole, Augustus De Morgan, Hugh MacColl, and especially Charles Peirce. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernst Schröder has received more than 65,906 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Ernst Schröder is the 399th most popular mathematician (up from 470th in 2019), the 2,538th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,382nd in 2019) and the 45th most popular German Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Ernst Schröder ranks 399 out of 828Before him are Luigi Cremona, Jacques Philippe Marie Binet, Helmut Hasse, Abraham Fraenkel, Hermann Hankel, and John Vitéz. After him are Klaus Roth, Madhava of Sangamagrama, Stephen Smale, Richard S. Hamilton, Stephen Cole Kleene, and Richard E. Bellman.

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Among people born in 1841, Ernst Schröder ranks 40Before him are François-Alphonse Forel, Prudente de Morais, Eugenius Warming, Alexander Mikhaylovich Zaytsev, Manuel Ferraz de Campos Sales, and Charles J. Guiteau. After him are Luigi Luzzatti, Giovanni Sgambati, Princess Marie of the Netherlands, Marie Alfred Cornu, Józef Brandt, and Felip Pedrell. Among people deceased in 1902, Ernst Schröder ranks 30Before him are Jan Gotlib Bloch, Adolf Kussmaul, Prudente de Morais, Frederick Abel, Cato Maximilian Guldberg, and Imre Steindl. After him are Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Eduard von Toll, Marie Alfred Cornu, Sergei Ivanovich Mosin, Saigō Jūdō, and Heinrich XXII, Prince Reuss of Greiz.

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Among people born in Germany, Ernst Schröder ranks 2,538 out of 5,289Before him are Princess Marie of Hesse-Kassel (1796), Frederick of Saxony (1474), Conrad II, Duke of Bavaria (1052), Gerardus Vossius (1577), Matthias Weckmann (1619), and Karl Gutzkow (1811). After him are Louis VII, Duke of Bavaria (1368), Siegfried Rauch (1932), Otto Ciliax (1891), Michael Ballhaus (1935), Klaus Augenthaler (1957), and Matthias Jabs (1955).


Among mathematicians born in Germany, Ernst Schröder ranks 45Before him are Gerhard Gentzen (1909), Philipp Ludwig von Seidel (1821), Carl Ludwig Siegel (1896), Helmut Hasse (1898), Abraham Fraenkel (1891), and Hermann Hankel (1839). After him are Karl Wilhelm Feuerbach (1800), Hans Freudenthal (1905), Thomas Fincke (1561), Martin Ohm (1792), Elwin Bruno Christoffel (1829), and Karl Mollweide (1774).