Georg Friedrich Bernhard Reimann was a German born mathematician. First schooled by his Lutheran minister father, Reimann later studied under and worked with math greats such as

Reimann died of tuberculosis at the young age of 39.

**Gauss**, Dirichlet, Einstein, and Weber. Reimann's reasoning was intuitive but is said to have lacked in rigorous proof.**Reimannian geometry**, a branch of non-Euclidean geometry, has had a profound impact on geodesics, relativity theory, group theory, and topology. Reimann has a**host of things**named after him, including:Reimann died of tuberculosis at the young age of 39.

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