Friedrich Engel

1861 - 1941

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Friedrich Engel (26 December 1861 – 29 September 1941) was a German mathematician. Engel was born in Lugau, Saxony, as the son of a Lutheran pastor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Friedrich Engel has received more than 3,839 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Friedrich Engel is the 712th most popular mathematician (down from 696th in 2019), the 4,210th most popular biography from Germany (down from 3,870th in 2019) and the 81st most popular Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Friedrich Engel ranks 712 out of 823Before him are Charles Howard Hinton, Helena Rasiowa, Harald Cramér, Gilbert Strang, Victor Puiseux, and Eugene Dynkin. After him are Boris Galerkin, Anatoly Karatsuba, William Kahan, Douglas Hartree, Vera T. Sós, and Solomon W. Golomb.

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Among people born in 1861, Friedrich Engel ranks 111Before him are Hans Goldschmidt, Phyllis Allen, Frederick Russell Burnham, Kliment Boyadzhiev, Herbert Hall Turner, and Andrei Ryabushkin. After him are Anna Brigadere, Aimé Haegeman, Reginald Wingate, Arthur E. Kennelly, Theodore Roberts, and J. B. Bury. Among people deceased in 1941, Friedrich Engel ranks 143Before him are Źmitrok Biadula, Igor Severyanin, Chris Watson, Fritz Noether, Matt McGrath, and Anton Reichenow. After him are Jakob Emanuel Lange, Afife Jale, Miina Härma, John Stanley Plaskett, José Leite de Vasconcelos, and Ingibjörg H. Bjarnason.

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Among people born in Germany, Friedrich Engel ranks 4,210 out of 6,142Before him are Helene Lange (1848), Sven Väth (1964), Bernhard Klodt (1926), Götz Otto (1967), Hermann Pilnik (1914), and Gustav Schuft (1878). After him are Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde (1930), Herbert Selpin (1904), Peter Armbruster (1931), August Batsch (1761), Annemarie Renger (1919), and Kurt Maetzig (1911).


Among mathematicians born in Germany, Friedrich Engel ranks 81Before him are Karl Georg Christian von Staudt (1798), Paul du Bois-Reymond (1831), Johann Karl Burckhardt (1773), Jordanus de Nemore (null), Fritz Noether (1884), and Hans Carl Friedrich von Mangoldt (1854). After him are Wendelin Werner (1968), Leonard Nelson (1882), Erich Kähler (1906), Wilhelm Killing (1847), Richard Brauer (1901), and Hans Rademacher (1892).