Bachmann
# Paul Gustav Heinrich Bachmann

### Born: 22 June 1837
in Berlin, Germany

Died: 31 March 1920
in Weimar, Germany

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**Bachmann** studied at Berlin, then Göttingen where he attended lectures by Dirichlet and became a close friend of Dedekind who was a fellow student. He received a doctorate in 1862 for a thesis on group theory under Kummer's supervision. He was professor at Breslau and then Münster. His most important work is a complete survey of number theory giving both the results and an evaluation of the methods of proof.
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JOC/EFR December 1996