Richard Dedekind
(1831-1916)

Died aged c. 85

Julius Wilhelm Richard Dedekind (6 October 1831 – 12 February 1916) was a German mathematician who made important contributions to number theory, abstract algebra (particularly ring theory), andthe axiomatic foundations of arithmetic. His best known contribution is the definition of real numbers through the notion of Dedekind cut. He is also considered a pioneer in the development of modern set theory and of the philosophy of mathematics known as Logicism.

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Von 1894 bis 1916 wohnte in diesem Hause der bedeutende Sohn unserer Stadt Richard Dedekind * 06.10.1831 + 12.02.1916 Professor der Mathematik Begründer der modernen Algebra

Jasperallee 87/88, Braunschweig, Germany where they lived