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Georg Cantor

was born 177 years ago

3 March 1845

Georg Cantor was a Russian-born mathematician who can be considered as the founder of set theory and introduced the concept of infinite numbers with his discovery of cardinal numbers. He also advanced the study of trigonometric series.

Find out more at: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Cantor/