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Sophie Germain

Timeline created by kirifreeman2 in Biography
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New baby 4798 small square When Sophie Germain was born
Stock photo mathematical equation concerning number theory 47084710 small square Started working on number theory the number theory she was inspired by Adrien-Marie Legendre
A colorful cartoon grandpa looking over correspondence royalty free clipart picture 100718 194482 954053 small square Correspondenc with Guass In 1804 she initiated a correspondence with Gauss under her male pseudonym
080221 135129 small square Guass found out her true identity Gauss only learned of her true identity when Germain, fearing for Gauss’s safety as a result of the French occupation of Hannover in 1807
Memoir small square Memoir In 1811 Germain submitted an anonymous memoir, but the prize was not awarded
Fourier small square Joseph Fourier In 1816 Germain met Joseph Fourier,
Writing color small square Wrote to Guass Meanwhile Germain had actively revived her interest in number theory and in 1819 wrote to Gauss outlining her strategy for a general solution to Fermat’s last theorem,
Research small square Research During the 1820s she worked on generalizations of her research
Big prize small square Prize that She Won Her third memoir, with which she finally won the prize, treated vibrations of general curved as well as plane surfaces and was published privately in 1821.
Results small square Results Her result first appeared in 1825 in a supplement to the second edition of Legendre’s Théorie des nombres.
Coffin construction 13 small square She died She died cause of breast cancer
Proven rubber stamp md wm small square Proven Theroem The theorem was proved for all cases by the English mathematician Andrew Wiles in 1995