Acknowledging Carl Friedrich Gauss


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Famous Quote

" I have had my results for a long time: but I do not yet know how I am to arrive them"

Critical Status

Name: Carl Friedrich Gauss

Lifespan: (1777-1855)

Birthplace: Brunswick, Duchy ( modern day Germany)

Age at Death: 77 years old

Commemorated Events

(1) Forage War

(2)The Second Continental Congress Adaptions of The Articles of Confederation

(3)The Continental Congress Approved The Design The Design of a National Flag

"Since 1916, when President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14, Americans have commemorated the adoption of the Stars and Stripes by celebrating June 14 as Flag Day."


The university's he attended include University of Helmstedt, University of Göttingen,Braunschweig University of Technology he only attended university's because before he was 14 he was educated by his mother.

Martial and Family Status

His father was a gardener and a brick layer, is someone who builds houses,walls, and floors. And his mother a stay at home mom that homeschooled her son.


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


1. Number Theory

2. Geometry

3. Geodesy Probability Theory

"In probability theory and applications, Bayes' rule relates the odds of event to event, before (prior to) and after (posterior to) conditioning on another event. The odds on to event is simply the ratio of the probabilities of the two events."

Intrigiung Events

1. He was born in 1777 but attended an University at age 14 in 1795 to 1798

2. He worked with Wilhem Weber for 4 to 6 years on a primitive telegraph device.

3. The King of Germany in that time period is the one that choose the university for Carl.