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Gabriel Cramer

1704 - 1752

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Gabriel Cramer (French: [kʁamɛʁ]; 31 July 1704 – 4 January 1752) was a Genevan mathematician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gabriel Cramer has received more than 177,899 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Gabriel Cramer is the 100th most popular mathematician (up from 110th in 2019), the 57th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 63rd in 2019) and the 4th most popular Swiss Mathematician.

Gabriel Cramer is most famous for his work on the Cramer-Rao Bound, which is a fundamental theorem in statistics that gives an upper bound on the variance of estimators.

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Among mathematicians, Gabriel Cramer ranks 100 out of 823Before him are Siméon Denis Poisson, Pierre Louis Maupertuis, Christian Goldbach, Thomas Harriot, János Bolyai, and Jean-Victor Poncelet. After him are Hippocrates of Chios, Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi, Lodovico Ferrari, John Couch Adams, Thābit ibn Qurra, and John Wallis.

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Among people born in 1704, Gabriel Cramer ranks 1After him are Maurice Quentin de La Tour, Tahmasp II, John Kay, Carl Heinrich Graun, Hans Hermann von Katte, Anne Christine of Sulzbach, Princess of Piedmont, Countess Caroline of Nassau-Saarbrücken, Johann Andreas Segner, Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens, Margravine Johanna of Baden-Baden, and Carlos Seixas. Among people deceased in 1752, Gabriel Cramer ranks 1After him are Louis, Duke of Orléans, Henriette of France, Jacopo Amigoni, Johann Christoph Pepusch, Antonio Corradini, Giulio Alberoni, Joseph Butler, Jean François de Troy, Duke Charles Louis Frederick of Mecklenburg, Pietro Grimani, and Adolphus Frederick III, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Gabriel Cramer ranks 57 out of 876Before him are Carlo Maderno (1556), Felix Bloch (1905), Hans Albert Einstein (1904), Clay Regazzoni (1939), Johann Jakob Balmer (1825), and H. R. Giger (1940). After him are Friedrich Miescher (1844), Ferdinand Hodler (1853), Hans Küng (1928), Walter Rudolf Hess (1881), Paul Hermann Müller (1899), and Emil Jannings (1884).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In Switzerland

Among mathematicians born in Switzerland, Gabriel Cramer ranks 4Before him are Leonhard Euler (1707), Johann Bernoulli (1667), and Jacob Bernoulli (1654). After him are Jakob Steiner (1796), Jost Bürgi (1552), Paul Guldin (1577), Nicolaus II Bernoulli (1695), Jean-Robert Argand (1768), Jacques Charles François Sturm (1803), Simon Antoine Jean L'Huilier (1750), and Johann II Bernoulli (1710).