* 12 April 1852, † 6 March 1939
Carl Louis Ferdinand von Lindemann was born on 12 April 1852 in Hannover, Hanover (now Germany). Ferdinand von Lindemann was the first to prove that $\pi$ is transcendental, i.e. $\pi$ is not the root of any algebraic equation with rational coefficients. Carl Louis Ferdinand von Lindemann died on 6 March 1939 in Munich, Germany.
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