Dirichlet pp 23-38 | Cite as

Return to Prussia

  • Uta C. Merzbach


Ernst Eduard Kummer, while preparing Dirichlet’s eulogy for the Berlin Akademie, consulted Peter Elvenich about their youthful days together. He was told that Dirichlet had combined his love for mathematics with a deep interest in history, particularly modern French history.

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  1. 1.(Deceased)Georgetown, TXUSA

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