Ernst Zermelo

Mathematician, Academic

1871 – 1953

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Who was Ernst Zermelo?

Ernst Friedrich Ferdinand Zermelo was a German logician and mathematician, whose work has major implications for the foundations of mathematics. He is known for his role in developing Zermelo–Fraenkel axiomatic set theory and his proof of the well-ordering theorem.

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Born
Jul 27, 1871
Berlin
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Education
  • Humboldt University of Berlin
Lived in
  • Berlin
Died
May 21, 1953
Freiburg im Breisgau

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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