# riemann

Adjective

(*not comparable*)

- (mathematics) Pertaining to the mathematician Bernhard Riemann.

- GEORG FRIEDRICH BERNHARD
**RIEMANN**(1826-1866), German mathematician, was born on the 17th of September [[Xxiii. - His father, Friedrich Bernhard
**Riemann**, came from Mecklenburg, had served in the war of freedom, and had finally settled as pastor in Quickborn. - Here with his five brothers and sisters
**Riemann**spent his boyhood and received, chiefly from his father, the elements of his education. - The director, Schmalfuss, encouraged him in his mathematical studies by lending him books (among them Leonhard Euler's works and Adrien Marie Legendre's Theory of Numbers), which
**Riemann**read, mastered and returned within a few days. - In 1846
**Riemann**entered himself as a student of philology and theology in the university of GÃ¶ttingen.

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