• Born date: 1862-01-23
  • Born in: East Prussia
  • Death date: 1943-02-14
  • Death in: GerMany
David Hilbert

David Hilbert (German: [ˈdaːvɪt ˈhɪlbɐt]; January 23, 1862 –February 14, 1943) was a German mathematician. He is recognized as one of the most influential and universal mathematicians of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Hilbert discovered and developed a broad range of fundamental ideas in many areas, including invariant theory and the axiomatization of geometry.