Richard Dedekind

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Richard Dedekind
Richard Dedekind 1900s.jpg
BornOctober 6, 1831 (1831-10-06)
Braunschweig, Duchy o Brunswick
DiedFebruary 12, 1916 (aged 84) (1916-02-13)
Braunschweig, German Empire
NaitionalityGerman
Kent forAbstract algebra
Algebraic nummer theory
Real nummers
Scientific career
FieldsMathematician
Filosofer o mathematics
Doctoral advisorCarl Friedrich Gauss

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.