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Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss was a German scientist 1777–1855 and mathematician known for his role in number theory and statistics.

Archimedes (c. 287 BC – c. 212 BC), born in Syracuse, Sicily, is regarded not only as one of the greatest mathematicians and scientists of antiquity but also as one of the three greatest mathematicians of all time, along with Isaac Newton and Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss.

Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss (17771855), a legendary German mathematician, astronomer, and physicist, is considered to be among the leading mathematicians of all time.

In 1832, Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss strongly promoted the application of this Metric System, together with the second defined in astronomy, as a coherent system of units for the physical sciences.
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