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Georg Ferdinand Ludwig Philipp Cantor

Georg Ferdinand Ludwig Philipp Cantor (1845 - 1918)

* 3 March 1845, † 6 January 1918

Georg (Ferdinand Ludwig Philipp) Cantor was born on 3 March 1845 in St Petersburg, Russia. Georg Cantor was a Russian mathematician who can be considered as the founder of set theory and introduced the concept of infinite numbers with his discovery of cardinal numbers. He also advanced the study of trigonometric series. Georg Cantor died on 6 January 1918 in Halle, Germany.

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[6909] O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: “MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive”, http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/, 2014

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