Georg Cantor
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Georg Ferdinand Ludwig Philipp Cantor (1845 - 1918)

Georg Ferdinand Ludwig Philipp Cantor
Born in Saint Petersburg, Russian Empiremap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Halle, Province of Saxony, German Empiremap
Profile last modified | Created 24 Sep 2018
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Biography

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Georg Cantor is Notable.
“Neither my father nor my mother were of German blood, the first being a Dane, borne in Kopenhagen, my mother of Austrian Hungar descension. You must know, Sir, that I am not a regular just Germain, for I am born 3 March 1845 at Saint Peterborough, Capital of Russia, but I went with my father and mother and brothers and sister, eleven years old in the year 1856, into Germany.” — Georg Cantor[1]

Sources

  1. Wilhelm Kühner, "As ‘x goes to infinity’ the unicorn in my cellar weeps gold nuggets," Kühner Kommentar an Amerika blog (March 3, 2017).


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