# Mathematician:Albrecht Dürer

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## Contents

## Mathematician

German painter, printmaker and theorist whose theoretical treatises involve principles of mathematics, perspective and ideal proportions.

His most famous and most-discussed work is probably his engraving Melencolia I.

## Nationality

German

## History

- Born: 21 May 1471 in Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire
- Died: 6 April 1528 in Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire

## Theorems and Definitions

## Publications

- 1525:
*Four Books on Measurement* - 1528:
*Four Books on Human Proportion*(posthumous)

## Sources

- 1986: David Wells:
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