Ernst Meissel
was born 191 years ago
31st July 1826

Ernst Meissel's mathematical work covers number theory, work on Möbius inversion and the theory of partitions as well as work on Bessel functions, asymptotic analysis, refraction of light and the three body problem.

Find out more at:
http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Mathematicians/Meissel.html