Christian Goldbach

1690 - 1764


Christian Goldbach was a Prussian mathematician best known for the conjecture he made in a letter to Euler that every even integer > 2 is a sum of two primes.
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List of References (14 books/articles)

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. The Prime Pages (Goldbach's conjecture)
  1. J Richstein including Goldbach's letter to Euler.
  2. Linda Hall Library (Star Atlas)

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