Landau, Edmund

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Landau, Edmund Gender: M
Edmund Georg Hermann Landau
born on 14 February 1877 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place Berlin, Germany, 52n29, 13e21
Timezone LMT m13e21 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 25°40' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 04°50 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 21°15'

Edmund Landau


German mathematician who worked in the fields of number theory and complex analysis. In 1903, Landau gave a much simpler proof than was then known of the prime number theorem and later presented the first systematic treatment of analytic number theory in the Handbuch der Lehre von der Verteilung der Primzahlen (the Handbuch).

During the 1920s, Landau was instrumental in establishing the Mathematics Institute at the nascent Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Landau and his family emigrated to Palestine in 1927 and he began teaching at the Hebrew University. The family had difficulty adjusting to the primitive living standards then available in Jerusalem. He moved to Berlin in 1934, where he died on 19 February 1938, aged 61, of natural causes.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • has other family relationship with Ehrlich, Paul (born 14 March 1854). Notes: Father-in-law/ son-in-law
  • (has as) student relationship with Kamke, Erich (born 18 August 1890)


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth record from Berlin City Archive.


  • Vocation : Education : Administrator
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Science : Mathematics/ Statistics
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession