# Author:Georg Ferdinand Ludwig Philipp Cantor

←Author Index: Ca | Georg Ferdinand Ludwig Philipp Cantor (1845–1918) |

German mathematician and creator of set theory. Largely discredited by his contemporaries for his theory of "transfinite numbers", his conclusions are now considered foundational in several branches of mathematics. |

## WorksEdit

- Contributions to the Founding of the Theory of Transfinite Numbers, translated by Philip E. B. Jourdain (1915)

**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.