Karl Mollweide

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Karl Mollweide

Karl Brandan Mollweide (3 February 1774 in Wolfenbüttel – 10 March 1825 in Leipzig) was a German mathematician [1] and astronomer who taught in Halle and Leipzig. In trigonometry, he discovered the formula known as Mollweide's formula. He invented a map projection called the Mollweide projection.


  1. ^ Sullivan, Michael (2006-01-01). Precalculus. Pearson Custom Publishing. p. 680. ISBN  978-0-536-91924-3. Retrieved 27 September 2011.

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