• Born date: 1878-01-01
  • Born in: Denmark
  • Death date: 1929-02-03
  • Death in: Denmark
Agner Krarup Erlang

Agner Krarup Erlang (1 January 1878 – 3 February 1929) was a Danish mathematician, statistician and engineer, who invented the fields of traffic engineering and queueing theory.By the time of his relatively early death at the age of 51, Erlang created the field of telephone networks analysis.