# Leopold Kronecker

German mathematician who worked on number theory and algebra (1823–1891)

**Leopold Kronecker** (December 7, 1823 – December 29, 1891) was a Prussian mathematician and logician who argued that arithmetic and analysis must be founded on "whole numbers."

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## QuotesEdit

*Die ganzen Zahlen hat der liebe Gott gemacht, alles andere ist Menschenwerk.*- God made the integers, all the rest is the work of man.
- Quoted in "Philosophies of Mathematics" - Page 13 - by Alexander George, Daniel J. Velleman - Philosophy - 2002