Birth and Life

David Hilbert


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



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

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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