Hermann Minkowski

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Birthday
22, 1864
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
Jan 12, 1909 (44)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
22, 1864
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
Jan 12, 1909 (44)

About

German mathematician who studied number theory and mathematical physics. He is best known for his work in relativity, where he proved that the theory of relativity could also be demonstrated geometrically.

Before Fame

He studied in Germany at the Albertina University of Konigsberg.

Trivia

He worked in the Mathematics Department of Göttingen from 1902 to 1909.

Family Life

He was born to a Jewish family in the Russian Empire.

Associated With

German scientist Albert Einstein was a student of his.