# Carl Friedrich Gauss

German mathematician and physicist (1777–1855)

Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss was a German mathematician and physicist who made significant contributions to many fields in mathematics and science. Sometimes referred to as the Princeps mathematicorum and "the greatest mathematician since antiquity", Gauss had an exceptional influence in many fields of mathematics and science, and is ranked among history's most influential mathematicians.

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## See also:

- Stephen Hawking
British theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author

- Albert Einstein
German-born physicist and developer of the theory of relativity (1879-1955)

- Isaac Newton
Influential British physicist and mathematician