Johann **Carl Friedrich Gauss** was a German mathematician, who contributed significantly to many fields, including number theory, algebra, statistics, analysis, differential geometry, geodesy, geophysics, electrostatics, astronomy, Matrix theory, and optics.

Sometimes referred to as the Princeps mathematicorum and "greatest mathematician since antiquity", Gauss had a remarkable influence in many fields of mathematics and science and is ranked as one of history's most influential mathematicians. **Source:** Wikipedia

- Name:
- Carl Friedrich Gauss
- Full Name:
- Johann Friedrich Carl Gauss
- Nationality:
- Germany
- Profession:
- Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist, Astronomer
- Ethnicity:
- Germans
- Religion:
- Lutheranism
- Date of Birth:
- April 30, 1777
- Astrological Sign:
- Taurus
- Date of Death:
- February 23, 1855
- Age at Death:
- 77

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