# Author:Carl Friedrich Gauss

←Author Index: Ga | Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777–1855) |

German mathematician and scientist of profound genius who contributed significantly to many fields, including number theory, analysis, differential geometry, geodesy, magnetism, astronomy and optics |

## WorksEdit

*Allgemeine Theorie des Erdmagnetismus*(*General Theory of Terrestrial Magnetism*) (1839)- 1844 Letter to his son, Eugene. Translation.
- 1846 Letter to his son, Eugene. Translation.

### Works about GaussEdit

- "Gauss, Karl Friedrich," in
*Encyclopædia Britannica*(11th ed., 1911)

**public domain** worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.