David Hilbert
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David Hilbert

German mathematician


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David Hilbert was a German mathematician and one of the most influential and universal mathematicians of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Hilbert discovered and developed a broad range of fundamental ideas in many areas, including invariant theory, the calculus of variations, commutative algebra, algebraic number theory, the foundations of geometry, spectral theory of operators and its application to integral equations, mathematical physics, and foundations of mathematics .

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University of Königsberg
University of Königsberg

Former university of Königsberg in Eastern Prussia

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University of Göttingen
University of Göttingen

University in the city of Göttingen, Germany

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