Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi

1804 - 1851

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Carl Jacobi made basic contributions to the theory of elliptic functions. He carried out important research in partial differential equations of the first order and applied them to the differential equations of dynamics.
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Honours awarded to Carl Jacobi
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Fellow of the Royal Society1833
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1845
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