Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet

Johann Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet (German: [ləˈʒœn diʀiˈkleː];[1] 13 Februar 1805 – 5 Mey 1859) wis a German mathematician that made deep contreibutions tae nummer theory (includin creautin the field o analytic nummer theory), an tae the theory o Fourier series an ither topics in mathematical analysis; he is creditit wi bein ane o the first mathematicians tae gie the modren formal defineetion o a function.

Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet
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Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet
Born13 Februar 1805(1805-02-13)
Düren, French Empire
Died5 Mey 1859(1859-05-05) (aged 54)
Göttingen, Kinrick o Hanover
ResidenceProushie
NaitionalityGerman
AwairdsPhD (Hon):
Varsity o Bonn (1827)
Pour le Mérite (1855)
Scientific career
FieldsMathematician
InstitutionsVarsity o Breslau
Varsity o Berlin
Varsity o Göttingen
ThesisPartial Results on Fermat's Last Theorem, Exponent 5 (1827)
Academic advisorsSiméon Poisson
Joseph Fourier
Carl Gauss
Doctoral studentsGotthold Eisenstein
Leopold Kronecker
Rudolf Lipschitz
Carl Wilhelm Borchardt
Ither notable studentsMoritz Cantor
Elwin Bruno Christoffel
Richard Dedekind
Alfred Enneper
Eduard Heine
Bernhard Riemann
Ludwig Schläfli
Ludwig von Seidel
Wilhelm Weber
Julius Weingarten

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