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German reckoner about whom little is known.
Published a book demonstrating that he understood some facts about the Fibonacci numbers that were not rediscovered until centuries later.
- Born: c. 1500 possibly in Coburg, Bavaria
- Died: 24 June 1564 in Frankfurt/Main
Theorems and Definitions
- 1995: Peter Schreiber: A Supplement to J. Shallit's Paper “Origins of the Analysis of the Euclidean Algorithm” (Hist. Math. Vol. 22: pp. 422 – 424)
- 1997: Donald E. Knuth: The Art of Computer Programming: Volume 1: Fundamental Algorithms (3rd ed.) ... (previous) ... (next): $\S 1.2.8$: Fibonacci Numbers