# Bernhard Riemann

(1826-1866)

Died aged c. 40

Wikidata WikipediaGeorg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann (German: [ˈʀiːman] ; 17 September 1826 – 20 July 1866) was an influential German mathematician who made lasting and revolutionary contributions to analysis, number theory, and differential geometry.In the field of real analysis, he is mostly known for the first rigorous formulation of the integral, the Riemann integral, and his work on Fourier series. His contributions to complex analysis include most notably the introduction of Riemann surfaces, breaking new ground in a natural, geometric treatment of complex analysis.His famous 1859 paper on the prime-counting function, containing the original statement of the Riemann hypothesis, is regarded, although it is his only paper in the field, as one of the most influential papers in analytic number theory.Through his pioneering contributions to differential geometry, Riemann laid the foundations of the mathematics of general relativity.

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## Commemorated on 1 plaque

Bernhard Riemann Mathematiker 1854 - 1857

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