Karl Mollweide

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Karl Brandan Mollweide, (February 3, 1774 in Wolfenbüttel – March 10, 1825 in Leipzig) was a German mathematician[1] and astronomer 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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