Monster Essays - Georg Cantor
Georg Cantor founded set theory and introduced the concept of infinite numbers
with his discovery of cardinal numbers. He also advanced the study of
trigonometric series and was the first to prove the nondenumerability of the
real numbers. Georg Ferdinand Ludwig Philipp Cantor was born in St. Petersburg,
Russia, on March 3, 1845. His family stayed in Russia for eleven years until the
father's sickly health forced them to move to the more acceptable environment of
Frankfurt, Germany, the place where Georg would spend the rest of his life.
Georg excelled in mathematics. His father saw this ....