HILBERT DAVID

Birth and Life

David Hilbert

mathematician

Date of birth 23. 1. 1862
Country of birth Russia

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Death

Date of death 14. 2. 1943
Cemetery Stadtfriedhof, Göttingen, Germany
GPS coordinates of the cemetery 51.530567, 9.910671

Details:
on the field 83, close where fields 76 and 77 meet (see map on the cemetery)

Summary from Wikipedia

Hilbert adopted and warmly defended Georg Cantor's set theory and transfinite numbers. A famous example of his leadership in mathematics is his 1900 presentation of a collection of problems that set the course for much of the mathematical research of the 20th century.

Author of contribution: Janez, published 28. 3. 2016

Images of the grave

Location of the cemetery

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