How you pronounce German Mathematician’s Names ( and Physicists )

Math Online Tom Circle

Germany produced many Mathematicians and Physicists who succeeded the 18 CE Newtonian England, and the 19CE Napoleonic France before WW2, after which the Americans (mostly the Jewish German immigrants) take over till now.

German names are difficult to pronounce for foreigners.

Libniz,

Euler,

Einstein,

Noether,

Gauss,

Dedekind,

Riemann,

Cantor,

etc.

For due respect, please learn to pronounce their German name correctly.

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