CARL FRIEDRICH GAUSS
* 30.04.1777 + 13.02.1855
Gauss lived and worked in Göttingen for over 50 years. As a scientist, he was and still is today well known all over the world for his research and his subsequent considerable impact on the development of science.
This year marks his 230th birthday. In honour of this great citizen of Göttingen, the event will be celebrated by laying down a flower arrangement on his grave in Cheltenham Park at noon on Monday, April 30 2007.