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Hil·bert(hĭl′bərt), David 1862-1943.
German mathematician who wrote Foundations of Geometry (1899) and made significant contributions to several other branches of mathematics.
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(Biography) David (ˈdaːfɪt). 1862–1943, German mathematician, who made outstanding contributions to the theories of number fields and invariants and to geometry
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