Reinhardt, Karl

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Name
Reinhardt, Karl Gender: M
Carl August Reinhardt
born on 27 January 1895 at 20:00 (= 8:00 PM )
Place Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 50n07, 8e40
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 07°39' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 28°09 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 08°51'



Biography

German mathematician who discovered the 5 tile-transitive pentagon tilings, solved the odd case of the biggest little polygon problem, and constructed the smoothed octagon conjectured to be the worst-packing point-symmetric planar convex shape. He also gave a partial solution to Hilbert's eighteenth problem by discovering an anisohedral tiling in three dimensions. He died on 27 April 1941 in Berlin, aged 46.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Hesse Archives.

Categories

  • Vocation : Science : Mathematics/ Statistics
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (5 tile-transitive pentagon tilings)