Ernst Eduard Kummer

1810 - 1893

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Eduard Kummer's main achievement was the extension of results about the integers to other integral domains by introducing the concept of an ideal.
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List of References (12 books/articles)

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Honours awarded to Eduard Kummer
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Fellow of the Royal Society1863
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1875


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