October 12, 2009

Ferdinand Eisenstein (1823 – 1852)

Ferdinand Eisenstein died of tuberculosis at the age of 29, on October 11, 1852. Carl Friedrich Gauss once said: "There have been only three epoch-making mathematicians: Archimedes, Newton, and Eisenstein"... Ph.D. Universität Berlin 1845 (advisor: Gustav Dirichlet).
Eisenstein's Mac Tutor Biography
The life of Gotthold Ferdinand Eisenstein - by M. Schmitz (Res. Lett. Inf. Math. Sci., 2004, Vol. 6, pp 1-13 - provides an English translation of the "Curriculum Vita" written by him when he was 20 years old)
Eisenstein series ; Eisenstein series in string theory ; (2002) E.S. bibliography.