Sentence Examples

  • JOHANN FRIEDRICH PFAFF (1765-1825), German mathematician, was born on the 22nd of December 1765 at Stuttgart.
  • In 1788 Pfaff became professor of mathematics in Helmstedt, and so continued until that university was abolished in 1810.
  • His brother, Johann Wilhelm Andreas Pfaff (1774-1835), was professor of pure and applied mathematics successively at Dorpat, Nuremberg, Wurzburg and Erlangen.
  • Another brother, Christian Heinrich Pfaff (1773-1852), graduated in medicine at Stuttgart in 1793, and from 1801 till his death was professor of medicine, physics and chemistry at the university of Kiel.
  • Pfaff, Geschichte der Reichsstadt Esslingen (Esslingen, 1852); and Strohmfeld, Esslingen in Wort and Bild (Esslingen, 1902).

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