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Hartley Rogers, Jr MP

Hartley Rogers, Jr. is a mathematician who has worked in recursion theory, and who is currently a professor in the Mathematics Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Rogers equiva...

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Louis Hodes (1934 - 2008)

Louis Hodes (June 19, 1934 – June 30, 2008) was an American mathematician, computer scientist and cancer researcher. He got his PhD under Hartley Rogers with a thesis on computability. With John...

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Tom Lehrer MP

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Thomas Andrew Lehrer (born April 9, 1928) is an American singer-songwriter, satirist, pianist, and mathematician. He has lectured on mathematics and musical thea...

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H. S. M. Coxeter (1907 - 2003)

Harold Scott MacDonald "Donald" Coxeter, Ph.D. was a British born Canadian Geometer, regarded as one of the greatest geometers of the 20th century. At 10 years old, he was already an accomplished piani...

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Theodore von Kármán MP (1881 - 1963)

Theodore von Kármán (Hungarian: Szőllőskislaki Kármán Tódor; May 11, 1881 – May 6, 1963) was a Hungarian-American mathematician, aerospace engi...

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Franz Leopold Alt (1910 - 2011)

Franz Leopold Alt (November 30, 1910 – July 21, 2011) was an Austrian-born American mathematician who made major contributions to computer science in its early days. He was best known as one of ...

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Daina Taimina MP

Daina Taimina is a mathematician and is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Cornell University. She is known for crocheting objects to illustrate hyperbolic space. Taimina's book "Crocheting Adventures...

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Samuel Karlin MP (1924 - 2007)

Samuel Karlin (June 8, 1924 – December 18, 2007) was an American mathematician at Stanford University in the late 20th century. Contents [show] Biography[edit] Karlin was born in Yanova, Pol...

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Z. W. Birnbaum MP (1903 - 2000)

Zygmunt Wilhelm Birnbaum (18 October 1903 – 15 December 2000) was a Polish-American mathematician and statistician who contributed to functional analysis, nonparametric testing and estimation,...

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Leopold Kronecker MP (1823 - 1891)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Leopold Kronecker (7 December 1823 – 29 December 1891) was a German mathematician who worked on number theory and algebra. He criticized Cantor's work on s...

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Victor Kac MP

Victor G. Kac (born 19 December 1943 in Buguruslan, Russia, USSR) is a Soviet and American mathematician at MIT, known for his work in representation theory. He discovered Kac–Moody algebras, ...

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Issai Schur MP (1875 - 1941)

Issai Schur (January 10, 1875 – January 10, 1941) was a mathematician who worked in Germany for most of his life. He studied at Berlin. He obtained his doctorate in 1901, became lecturer in 19...

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Kornél Cornelius Lánczos (Löwy) MP (1893 - 1974)

""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""" Very important: Cornelius Lanczos preceeded Werner Heisenberg in inventing Quantum Mechanic...

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Frank Lauren Hitchcock (1875 - 1957)

Frank Lauren Hitchcock (1875–1957) was an American mathematician and physicist known for his formulation of the transportation problem in 1941. Academic life Frank did his preparatory stud...

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Richard Wesley Hamming (1915 - 1998)

Richard Wesley Hamming (February 11, 1915 – January 7, 1998) was an American mathematician whose work had many implications for computer science and telecommunications. His contributions inclu...

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Weishu Shih (deceased)

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Kang Feng (1920 - 1993)

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Chih-Han Sah (1934 - 1997)

Mathematics professor at SUNY Stony Brook. Biography:

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Volkert S. M. van der Willigen (1822 - 1878)

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Michael Mihály Fekete MP (1886 - 1957)

Michael (Mihály) Fekete (Hebrew: מיכאל פקטה‎; July 19, 1886 – May 13, 1957) was an Israeli-Hungarian mathematician. I...

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Ellen Hayes (1851 - 1930)

Ellen Amanda Hayes (September 23, 1851 – October 27, 1930) was an American mathematician and astronomer. She was a controversial character for not only being a female professor, but also e...

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Constantin Hering MP (1800 - 1880)

Doctor of Medicine 1826, graduated with the highest honours of the university. Acknowledged devotion to homeopathy. He taught natural sciences and mathmatics in the Blochmann Institute in Dresden, and ...

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Rudolf Ernest Langer (1894 - 1968)

Rudolf Ernest Langer (8 March 1894 – 11 March 1968) was an American mathematician, known for the Langer correction and as a president of the Mathematical Association of America. Career Lan...

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C. H. D. Buys Ballot MP (1817 - 1890)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Christophorus Henricus Diedericus Buys Ballot (October 10, 1817 – February 3, 1890) was a Dutch chemist and meteorologist after whom Buys Ballot's law and ...

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Luitzen Egbertus Jan 'Bertus' Brouwer MP (1881 - 1966)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Luitzen Egbertus Jan Brouwer (February 27, 1881 – December 2, 1966), usually cited as L. E. J. Brouwer but known to his friends as Bertus, was a Dutch math...

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Milton Friedman, Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, 1976 MP (1912 - 2006)

American economist, statistician, and economic advisor to President Ronald Reagan. Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient and Nobel laureate.

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Prof. Alexander Aitken (1895 - 1967)

Prof A. Aitken: Brian Sweeney writes: Alexander Aitken was the greatest mathematician of his era and possessed an astonishing computational brain that could complete challenges that today are reserve...

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George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne MP (1685 - 1753)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary George Berkeley (12 March 1685 – 14 January 1753), also known as Bishop Berkeley (Bishop of Cloyne) , was an Irish philosopher whose primary achievement was the ...

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Jacques Alleaume MP (1562 - 1627)

Jacques Aleaume Aleaulme, aléaume, ou Alleaume, né en 1562, fils de Pierre Aleaume, né à Orléans, mort à Paris et enterré le 3 octobre 1627 à Cha...

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Jean le Rond d'Alembert MP (1717 - 1783)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "...J ean-Baptiste le Rond d'Alember t (16 November 1717 – 29 October 1783) was a French mathematician, mechanician, physicist, philosopher, and music theorist....

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Olga Taussky (1906 - 1995)

Mathematician at Caltech: Wikipedia Birth record at Fond 1073, vol 1463, image 104

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Jörg M. Wills MP

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Bernd Sturmfels MP

Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States

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Jürgen Bokowski (deceased)

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Victor L. Klee (1925 - 2007)

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Edward J. McShane (1904 - 1989)

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Lawrence Graves (1896 - d.)

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Gilbert A. Bliss (1876 - 1951)

Was the original profile meant to be a joke? The Proper place for this is the Mathematics Genealogy Project and Gilbert Ames Bliss listing is at [ ] and Lawrence Graves was his most productive studen...

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William Henry Fox Talbot MP (1800 - 1877)

William Henry Fox Talbot (11 February 1800 - 17 September 1877) was a British inventor and a pioneer of photography. He was the inventor of calotype process, the precursor to most photographic processe...

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Ernst L. Lindelöf (1870 - 1946)

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Rolf H. Nevanlinna (1895 - 1980)

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Alexander Grothendieck MP (1928 - 2014)

Complete Biography Alexander Grothendieck, who has died aged 86, was considered the greatest pure mathematician of the second half of the 20th century, his name uttered with the same reverence am...

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Shiing-Shen Chern (1911 - 2004)

Ch'en Hsing-shen, known as S. S. Chern, prominent mathematician, specialized in differential geometry and topology. He worked at the Institute of Advanced Study at Princeton (1943-46) and directed the ...

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Arthur Erdélyi (1908 - 1977)

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Lóránd Eötvös (1848 - 1919)

nemesi előneve: vásárosnaményi, báró, magyar fizikus, akinek egyik legismertebb alkotása a nevét viselő torziós-inga. Egyetemi ta...

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Georges Henri Joseph Edouard Lemaître MP (1894 - 1966)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: Monseigneur Georges Henri Joseph Édouard Lemaître, (17 July 1894 – 20 June 1966) was a Belgian Roman Catholic priest, astronomer and professor of ...

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Samuel Giuseppe Vito Volterra MP (1860 - 1940)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Vito Volterra (3 May 1860 – 11 October 1940) was an Italian mathematician and physicist, known for his contributions to mathematical biology and integral e...

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Sir Ronald A. Fisher MP (1890 - 1962)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "...Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher (17 February 1890 – 29 July 1962) was an English statistician, evolutionary biologist, geneticist, and eugenicist. Fisher is known ...

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Elias M. Stein MP

Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States

Elias Menachem Stein (born January 13, 1931) is a mathematician and a leading figure in the field of harmonic analysis. He is a professor emeritus of Mathematics at Princeton University. Stein was bo...

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Frank Vigor Morley (1899 - 1980)

Frank Vigor Morley (1899-1980), Mathematician, essayist, editor and publisher; co-founder of Faber and Faber Mathematician, writer and editor. Morley grew up in Pennsylvania, USA and attended Haverfo...

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Frank Morley (1860 - 1937)

Frank Morley (September 9, 1860 – October 17, 1937) was a leading mathematician, known mostly for his teaching and research in the fields of algebra and geometry. Among his mathematical accomp...

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H. C. Wang (1918 - 1978)

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Oscar Zariski MP (1899 - 1986)

Oscar Zariski (born Oscher Zaritsky (Russian: О́шер Зари́цкий) April 24, 1899 – July 4, 1986...

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Wei-Liang Chow (1911 - 1995)

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Mihailo 'Alas' Petrović (1868 - 1943)

Mihailo Petrović Alas (Serbian Cyrillic: Михаило Петровић Ала&...

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Radivoj Kašanin (1892 - 1989)

Prof. dr. Radivoj Kašanin (Pelmonoštor, Beli Manastir, Hrvatska, 21. svibnja 1892. po starom kalendaru, 3. lipnja 1892. po novom kalendaru - Beograd, 30. listopada 1989.), matemati...

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H. C. Marston Morse MP (1892 - 1977)

Harold Calvin Marston Morse (24 March 1892 – 22 June 1977) was an American mathematician best known for his work on the calculus of variations in the large, a subject where he introduced t...

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William Fogg Osgood MP (1864 - 1943)

William Osgood's mother was Mary Rogers Gannett and his father was William Osgood who was a medical doctor. He studied at the Boston Latin School where Benjamin Osgood Peirce taught mathematics for t...

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Valentin Alberti MP (1635 - 1697)

Valentin Alberti (1635–1697) was a Lutheran, orthodox philosopher and theologian from Silesia and was the son of a preacher. He is known for defending Lutheran orthodoxy against the natura...

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Stanisław Zaremba (1863 - 1942)

) Stanisław Zaremba (October 3, 1863 – November 23, 1942) was a Polish mathematician. His research in partial differential equations, applied mathematics and classical analysis, particu...

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Stanisław Krystyn Zaremba (1903 - 1990)

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Christian L. Gerling MP (1788 - 1864)

Christian Ludwig Gerling (10 July 1788 – 15 January 1864) studied under Carl Friedrich Gauss, obtaining his doctorate in 1812 for a thesis entitled: Methodi proiectionis orthographicae usum ad...

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Peter Becker (1672 - 1753)

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Hermann Becker (1632 - 1681)

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Otto Mencke MP (1644 - 1707)

Otto Mencke (1644–1707) was a 17th-century German philosopher and scientist. He obtained his doctorate at the University of Leipzig in 1666 with a thesis entitled: Ex Theologia naturali ȁ...

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Detlef Cauer MP (1889 - 1918)

Eduard Ludwig Detlef Cauer (* 14. Juli 1889 in Kiel; † 26. April 1918 in Kemmel) war ein deutscher Mathematiker. Detlef Cauer, der Sohn des Altphilologen Paul Cauer, wurde in Kiel geboren. Sei...

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Harald A. Bohr MP (1887 - 1951)

Har studeret på universitetet i København, og her fik han sin doktorgrad i 1910. Hans afhandling var på Dirichlet serien. Fra 1915 til 1930 var han professor i matematik ved K&...

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Paul Isaac Bernays MP (1888 - 1977)

Paul Bernays's family were Swiss but, after a short time in London, his family moved to Paris. From Paris the family moved to Berlin where Paul attended the Köllnisches Gymnasium from 1895 to ...

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Ernst H. Tölken MP (1786 - 1869)

Ernst Heinrich Toelken (1 November 1786, Bremen – 16 March 1869) was a German archaeologist. He was born to the Bremen businessman Heinrich Toelken. His father and mother taught him themselv...

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Josip Plemelj MP (1873 - 1967)

Plemelj was born in the village of Bled near Bled Castle in Austria-Hungary (now Slovenia); he died in Ljubljana, Yugoslavia (now Slovenia). His father, Urban, a carpenter and crofter, died when Josi...

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Roland G. D. Richardson MP (1878 - 1949)

Roland George Dwight Richardson (1878-1949), professor of mathematics and dean of the Graduate School, was born in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, on May 14, 1878. He graduated from Acadia College in 1898 an...

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Hellmuth Kneser MP (1898 - 1973)

Hellmuth Kneser (April 16, 1898 – August 23, 1973) was a Baltic German mathematician, who made notable contributions to group theory and topology. His most famous result may be his theorem on ...

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Adolf Kneser MP (1862 - 1930)

Adolf Kneser (March 19, 1862 – January 24, 1930) was a German mathematician. He was born in Grüssow, Mecklenburg, Germany and died in Breslau, Germany (now Wrocław, Poland). He i...

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Haskell B. Curry MP (1900 - 1982)

Haskell Brooks Curry (September 12, 1900 – September 1, 1982) was an American mathematician and logician. Curry is best known for his work in combinatory logic; while the initial concept of co...

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Ernest F. Nichols MP (1869 - 1924)

Ernest Fox Nichols (June 1, 1869 – April 29, 1924) was an American educator and physicist. He was born in Leavenworth County, Kansas, and received his undergraduate degree from Kansas State Un...

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Hermann L. F. von Helmholtz MP (1821 - 1894)

Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz (August 31, 1821 – September 8, 1894) was a German physician and physicist who made significant contributions to several widely varied areas of modern sc...

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Walter Fenno Dearborn MP (1878 - 1955)

Walter Fenno Dearborn (1878–1955) was a pioneering American educator and experimental psychologist who helped to establish the field of reading education. Dearborn, who approached the study of...

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Leonard Carmichael MP (1898 - 1973)

Carmichael, the son of a physician and a teacher, was born in 1898, in Germantown, Pennsylvania. He received his BS degree from Tufts University in 1921, and his PhD from Harvard University in 1924. ...

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Otto L. Hölder MP (1859 - 1937)

Hölder first studied at the Polytechnikum (which today is the University of Stuttgart) and then in 1877 went to Berlin where he was a student of Leopold Kronecker, Karl Weierstraß, and ...

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Edward I. George (deceased)

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Turán Pál MP (1910 - 1976)

Turán was born into a Jewish family in Budapest on 18 August 1910.[ He received a teaching degree at the University of Budapest in 1933 and the Ph.D. degree under Lipót Fejér i...

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Hans Freudenthal MP (1905 - 1990)

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Carl Gustav Axel Harnack MP (1851 - 1888)

Korporatsiooni "Livonia" liige. Wikipedia

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Edmund Georg Hermann Landau MP (1877 - 1938)

Edmund Landau was born in Berlin. His father was Leopold Landau, a gynecologist and his mother was Johanna Jacoby. Landau studied mathematics at the University of Berlin and received his doctorate in...

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Carl Harald Cramér MP (1893 - 1985)

Harald Cramér was born in Stockholm, Sweden on 25 September 1893. Cramér remained close to Stockholm for most of his life. He entered the University of Stockholm as an undergraduate in ...

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Franz Clemens Honoratus Hermann Brentano MP (1838 - 1917)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This article does not cite any references or sources. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challen...

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Georg C. Lichtenberg MP (1742 - 1799)

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1 July 1742 – 24 February 1799) was a German scientist, satirist, and Anglophile. As a scientist, he was the first to hold a professorship explicitly dedicated to ...

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Johann Friedrich Pfaff MP (1765 - 1825)

Johann Friedrich Pfaff (sometimes spelled Friederich; 22 December 1765 – 21 April 1825) was a German mathematician. He was described as one of Germany's most eminent mathematicians durin...

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Lazar Aronovich Lusternik MP (1899 - 1981)

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Jovan Karamata MP (1902 - 1967)

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Kurt Jacob Wilhelm Sebastian Hensel MP (1861 - 1941)

Kurt Wilhelm Sebastian Hensel (29 December 1861 – 1 June 1941) was a German mathematician born in Königsberg. Contents [show] Life and career[edit] Hensel was born in Königsber...

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Richard D. Brauer MP (1901 - 1977)

RICHARD DAGOBERT BRAUER, Emeritus Professor at Harvard University and one of the foremost algebraists of this century, died on April 17, 1977, in Boston, Massachusetts. He had been an Honorary Member o...

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Nicolaus lll Bernoulli MP (1687 - 1759)

Dissertation: Dissertatio Inauguralis Mathematico-Juridica de Usu Artis Conjectandi in Jure

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Bernhard Siegfried Albinus MP (1697 - 1770)

Dissertation: De anatome comparata

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Richard Edler von Mises MP (1883 - 1953)

wikipedia - Richard edler von Mises was a scientist and mathematician who worked on solid mechanics, fluid mechanics, aerodynamics, aeronautics, statistics and probability theory. He held the positio...

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Carl D. T. Runge MP (1856 - 1927)

Biography Carl David Tolmé Runge Carl David Tolmé Runge (German pronunciation: [ˈʁʊŋə]; 30 August 1856 – 3 January 1927) was a German ma...

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Bernhard H. Neumann MP (1909 - 2002)

Bernhard Hermann Neumann AC (15 October 1909, Berlin, Germany – 20 October 2002, Canberra, Australia) was a German-born British mathematician who was one of the leading figures in group theory, ...

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Hermanus Boerhaave MP (1668 - 1738)

Herman(us) Boerhaave (Voorhout, 31 december 1668 – Leiden, 23 september 1738) was een Nederlands arts, anatoom, botanicus, scheikundige, humanist[bron?] en onderzoeker. ~• An account of...

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Carl Fabian Emanuel Björling MP (1839 - 1910)

Levnadsbeskrivning Student i Uppsala 1857. Fil. kand. 1862. Fil. doktor primus 1863. Docent i matematik vid Uppsala universitet 1863. Lektor i matematik och fysik vid Halmstads högre allm&#x...

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Johann Oswald Erhard* Schmidt MP (1876 - 1959)

Korporatsioon "Estonia" liige Johann Oswald Erhard* Schmidt (01.01.1876 (Tartu) -6.12.1959, Dr. phil., matemaatikaprofessor ja Berliini Teaduste Akadeemia liige).

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