Julius Wilhelm Richard Dedekind (6 October 1831 – 12 Februar 1916) wis a German mathematician wha made important contreibutions tae abstract algebra (pairteecularly ring theory), algebraic nummer theory an the defineetion o the real nummers.

Richard Dedekind
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Born6 October 1831(1831-10-06)
Braunschweig, Duchy o Brunswick
Died12 Februar 1916(1916-02-12) (aged 84)
Braunschweig, German Empire
NaitionalityGerman
Kent forAbstract algebra
Algebraic nummer theory
Real nummers
Scientific career
FieldsMathematician
Filosofer o mathematics
Doctoral advisorCarl Friedrich Gauss