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Richard Dedekind

AKA Julius Wilhelm Richard Dedekind

Born: 6-Oct-1831
Birthplace: Braunschweig, Germany
Died: 12-Feb-1916
Location of death: Braunschweig, Germany
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Mathematician

Nationality: Germany
Executive summary: Developed theory of irrational numbers

Father: Julius Levin Ulrich Dedekind (lawyer)
Mother: Caroline Marie Hanriette Emperius (b. 11-Oct-1799, d. 1882)
Brother: Adolf
Sister: Julia (d. 1914)

    High School: Gymnasium Martino-Catharineum, Braunschweig (1838-47)
    High School: Collegium Carolinum, Brunswick (1848-50)
    University: PhD, University of Göttingen (1852)
    Teacher: Privatdozent, University of Göttingen (1854-58)
    Professor: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich (1858-62)
    Teacher: Technical High School, Braunschweig (1862-)

Author of books:
Stetigkeit und Irrationale Zahlen (1872, mathematics)
Über die Theorie der ganzen algebraischen Zahlen (1879, mathematics)

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