# Mathematician:Ernst Eduard Kummer

## Mathematician

German mathematician mostly active in the field of applied mathematics.

Also worked in abstract algebra and field theory.

Proved that Fermat's Last Theorem holds for all exponents $p$ such that $p$ is a regular prime.

Related by marriage to Dirichlet.

German

## History

• Born: 29 Jan 1810, Sorau, Brandenburg, Prussia (now Germany)
• Died: 14 May 1893, Berlin, Germany

## Theorems and Definitions

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