## 1845 – Cantor – bio

Georg Cantor was born in 1845, in Russia, but spent most of his life in Germany and is known as a German mathematician who invented set theory. In 1874, he published a paper titled, “On a Characteristic Property of All Real Algebraic Numbers”, which examined relationships between the elements of two sets. Cantor also did groundbreaking work on infinite numbers.

PRECURSOR:

**-0460 – Zeno (of Elea)**

-0384 – Aristotle

**-0325 – Euclid**

**1401 – Nicholas of Cusa**

1690 – Goldbach

**1707 – Euler**

**1805 – Dirichlet**

1809 – Louiville

CONCURRENT:

**1826 – Riemann**

1831 – Dedekind

**1849 – Klein**

**1854 – Poincare**

**1862 – Hilbert**

1871 – Zermelo

**1872 – Russell**

SUBSEQUENT:

**1885 – Weyl**

**1889 – Wittgenstein**

**1901 – Tarski**

**1906 – Godel**

**1924 – Mandelbrot**