Landau, Edmund Georg Hermann

Landau, Edmund Georg Hermann


Born Feb. 14, 1877, in Berlin; died there Feb. 19, 1938. German mathematician.

Landau was appointed a professor at the University of Göttingen in 1909. His studies dealt with analytic number theory and the theory of functions of a complex variable. Proceeding from the properties of the positive integers, Landau wrote a course in analysis constructed with faultless logical rigor.


Vorlesungenü ber Zahlentheorie, vols. 1–3. Leipzig, 1927.
In Russian translation:
Osnovy analiza. Moscow, 1947.
Vvedenie v differentsial’noe i integral’noe ischislenie. Moscow, 1948.


Hardy, G. H., and H. Heilbronn. “Edmund Landau.” The Journal of the London Mathematical Society, 1938, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 302–10.