MATHEMATICIAN

Hermann Schwarz

1843 - 1921

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Karl Hermann Amandus Schwarz (German: [ˈhɛʁman ˈʃvaʁts]; 25 January 1843 – 30 November 1921) was a German mathematician, known for his work in complex analysis. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hermann Schwarz has received more than 105,104 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Hermann Schwarz is the 164th most popular mathematician (up from 173rd in 2019), the 212th most popular biography from Poland (up from 220th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Polish Mathematician.

Hermann Schwarz is most famous for his discovery of the Schwarzschild radius, which is the radius of a black hole.

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Among MATHEMATICIANS

Among mathematicians, Hermann Schwarz ranks 164 out of 828Before him are James Gregory, Alonzo Church, Ernst Kummer, Vito Volterra, Wacław Sierpiński, and L. E. J. Brouwer. After him are Hermann Grassmann, Simplicius of Cilicia, Wang Chong, Étienne-Louis Malus, Paul Ehrenfest, and Felix Hausdorff.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1843, Hermann Schwarz ranks 20Before him are Duchess Mathilde Ludovika in Bavaria, Nicholas Alexandrovich, Tsesarevich of Russia, Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz, Benito Pérez Galdós, Richard Avenarius, and Walther Flemming. After him are Camillo Sitte, Oscar Montelius, Georg von Hertling, Princess Maria Clotilde of Savoy, Mariano Rampolla, and Hans Richter. Among people deceased in 1921, Hermann Schwarz ranks 21Before him are Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, Alexander Blok, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, Julius Richard Petri, Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil, and Eugen Dühring. After him are `Abdu'l-Bahá, Engelbert Humperdinck, Fernand Khnopff, Nikolay Zhukovsky, Vladimir Korolenko, and William II of Württemberg.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Hermann Schwarz ranks 212 out of 1,231Before him are Wacław Sierpiński (1882), Karl Denke (1860), Leszek Kołakowski (1927), Bolesław Bierut (1892), Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (1785), and Jan Potocki (1761). After him are Hermann Grassmann (1809), Andreas Gryphius (1616), Ernst Toller (1893), Felix Hausdorff (1868), Otto von Below (1857), and Otto Klemperer (1885).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In Poland

Among mathematicians born in Poland, Hermann Schwarz ranks 7Before him are Benoit Mandelbrot (1924), Leopold Kronecker (1823), Stefan Banach (1892), Marian Rejewski (1905), Ernst Kummer (1810), and Wacław Sierpiński (1882). After him are Hermann Grassmann (1809), Felix Hausdorff (1868), Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus (1651), Kazimierz Kuratowski (1896), Alfred Korzybski (1879), and Hugo Steinhaus (1887).