# Mathematician:Carl Ludwig Siegel

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## Mathematician

German mathematician specialising in analytic number theory.

### Wolf Prize

Carl Ludwig Siegel was awarded a Wolf Prize for Mathematics in $\text {1978}$:

*For his contributions to the theory of numbers, theory of several complex variables, and celestial mechanics.*

## Nationality

German

## History

- Born: 31 December 1896 in Berlin, Germany
- Died: 4 April 1981 in Göttingen, Germany

## Theorems and Definitions

- Landau-Siegel Zero (with Edmund Georg Hermann Landau) (also known as Siegel Zero)

- Brauer-Siegel Theorem (with Richard Dagobert Brauer)
- Riemann-Siegel Formula (with Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann)
- Riemann-Siegel Integral Formula (with Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann)
- Siegel-Walfisz Theorem (with Arnold Walfisz)
- Smith-Minkowski-Siegel Mass Formula (with Henry John Stephen Smith and Hermann Minkowski)
- Thue-Siegel-Roth Theorem (with Axel Thue and Klaus Friedrich Roth)

Results named for **Carl Ludwig Siegel** can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for **Carl Ludwig Siegel** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1944:
*Algebraic Numbers whose Conjugates lie in the Unit Circle*(*Duke Math. J.***Vol. 11**: pp. 597 – 602) - 1949:
*Transcendental Numbers*