Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi facts for kids
Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi
|Died||18 February 1851
Berlin, Kingdom of Prussia
|Alma mater||University of Berlin (Ph.D., 1825)|
|Known for||Jacobi's elliptic functions
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Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi (10 December 1804 – 18 February 1851) was a German mathematician, who made fundamental contributions to elliptic functions, dynamics, differential equations, and number theory. His name is occasionally written as Carolus Gustavus Iacobus Iacobi in his Latin books, and his first name is sometimes given as Karl.
Jacobi was the first Jewish mathematician to be appointed professor at a German university.
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