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Karl Hermann Amandus Schwarz (SCHWARTZ)

Birthplace: Jerzmanowa, Głogów, Dolnośląskie, Poland
Death: Died in Berlin, Germany
Immediate Family:

Husband of Marie Elisabeth Schwarz
Father of Helene Elisabeth Federn; Wilhelm Ernst Eduard Schwartz; Leopold Karl Schwartz; Heinrich Otto Schwarz; Theodor Schwarz and 1 other

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About Hermann Carl Amandus Schwarz

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hermann_Schwarz Hermann Schwarz From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

For the philosopher, see Hermann Schwarz (philosopher). For the founder of Rohde & Schwarz, see Hermann Schwarz (entrepreneur). Not to be confused with Laurent Schwartz. Hermann Schwarz

Karl Hermann Amandus Schwarz Born 25 January 1843 Hermsdorf, Silesia Died 30 November 1921 (aged 78) Berlin, Germany Residence Germany, Switzerland Nationality German Fields Mathematician Institutions University of Halle ETH Zurich Göttingen University Alma mater Gewerbeinstitut Doctoral advisor Karl Weierstrass Ernst Kummer Doctoral students Lipót Fejér Richard Fuchs Robert Haußner Gerhard Hessenberg Paul Koebe Leon Lichtenstein Hans Meyer Robert Remak Theodor Vahlen Ernst Zermelo Known for Cauchy–Schwarz inequality Karl Hermann Amandus Schwarz (25 January 1843 – 30 November 1921) was a German mathematician, known for his work in complex analysis. He was born in Hermsdorf, Silesia (now Jerzmanowa, Poland) and died in Berlin. He was married to Marie Kummer, a daughter of the mathematician Ernst Eduard Kummer and his wife Ottilie, née Mendelssohn (a daughter of Nathan Mendelssohns and granddaughter of Moses Mendelssohn). They had six children. Schwarz originally studied chemistry in Berlin but Kummer and Weierstraß persuaded him to change to Mathematics. Between 1867 and 1869 he worked in Halle, then in Zürich. From 1875 he worked at Göttingen University, dealing with the subjects of function theory, differential geometry and the calculus of variations. His works include Bestimmung einer speziellen Minimalfläche, which was crowned by the Berlin Academy in 1867 and printed in 1871, and Gesammelte mathematische Abhandlungen (1890). In 1892 he became a member of the Berlin Academy of Science and a professor at the University of Berlin, where his students included Lipót Fejér, Paul Koebe and Ernst Zermelo. He died in Berlin. See also

Additive Schwarz method Schwarz alternating method Schwarzian derivative Schwarz lemma Schwarz's list Schwarz theorem (also known as Clairaut's theorem) Schwarz integral formula Schwarz–Christoffel mapping Schwarz–Ahlfors–Pick theorem Schwarz reflection principle Schwarz triangle Schwarz triangle map Weierstrass product inequality Chebyshev sum inequality Cauchy–Schwarz inequality External links

O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Hermann Schwarz", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews. Hermann Schwarz at the Mathematics Genealogy Project.

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Hermann Carl Amandus Schwarz's Timeline

January 25, 1843
Jerzmanowa, Głogów, Dolnośląskie, Poland
August 9, 1862
Age 19
August 19, 1870
Age 27
May 13, 1872
Age 29
July 27, 1877
Age 34
September 23, 1882
Age 39
Göttingen, Lower Saxony, Germany
August 14, 1883
Age 40
November 30, 1921
Age 78
Berlin, Germany