Hermann Grassmann

Mathematician, Academic

1809 – 1877

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Who was Hermann Grassmann?

Hermann Günther Grassmann was a German polymath, renowned in his day as a linguist and now also admired as a mathematician. He was also a physicist, neohumanist, general scholar, and publisher. His mathematical work was little noted until he was in his sixties.

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Born
Apr 15, 1809
Szczecin
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Education
  • Humboldt University of Berlin
Lived in
  • Szczecin
  • Germany
  • Prussia
  • Kingdom of Prussia
Died
Sep 26, 1877
Province of Pomerania

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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