Ludwig Schläfli
#24644 Overall Influence

Ludwig Schläfli

Swiss geometer

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Ludwig Schläfli was a Swiss mathematician, specialising in geometry and complex analysis who was one of the key figures in developing the notion of higher-dimensional spaces. The concept of multidimensionality is pervasive in mathematics, has come to play a pivotal role in physics, and is a common element in science fiction.

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University of Bern
University of Bern

University in the Swiss capital of Bern

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#539 World Rank
Mathematics