# Christian Goldbach (1690-1764)

## Christian Goldbach (1690-1764)

Christian Goldbach was a Russian scientist. Although he was not a mathematician by profession, he was able, through his contacts with others in the field such as Bernouilli and de Moivre, and especially through his correspondence with Leonhard Euler, to develop the following famous conjecture: Every even integer greater than 2 can be expressed as the sum of primes.

Christian Goldbach (1690-1764)