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Charles Hermite MP (1822 - 1901)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Charles Hermite (December 24, 1822 – January 14, 1901) was a French mathematician who did research on number theory, quadratic forms, invariant theory, ort...

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Norman Levinson (1912 - 1975)

Famous mathematician:

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Alberto P. Calderón (1920 - 1998)

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Pao-Lu Hsu (1910 - 1970)

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Paul Cohen (1934 - 2007)

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Marshall H. Stone (1903 - 1989)

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Ko-chuen Yang (1896 - 1973)

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F. Georg Frobenius MP (1849 - 1917)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Ferdinand Georg Frobeniu s (26 October 1849 – 3 August 1917) was a German mathematician, best known for his contributions to the theory of elliptic functio...

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Hans Duistermaat (1942 - 2010)

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Emil Artin MP (1898 - 1962)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "...Emil Artin (March 3, 1898 – December 20, 1962) was an Austrian-American mathematician. Parents Emil Artin was born in Vienna to parents Emma Maria, n&#x...

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David Hilbert MP (1862 - 1943)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... David Hilbert ( 23 January 1862 – 14 February 1943) was a German mathematician. He is recognized as one of the most influential and universal mathematician...

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Friedrich Hirzebruch (1927 - 2012)

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Israel Moiseevich Gel'fand MP (1913 - 2009)

Israel Moiseevich Gelfand, also written Israïl Moyseyovich Gel'fand, or Izrail M. Gelfand (Yiddish: ישראל געלפֿא&#x...

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Joseph Bernstein MP

Professor Joseph Bernstein - Иосиф Наумович Бернштей&#...

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Samuel Webber (1759 - 1810)

Samuel Webber (1759 – July 17, 1810) was an American clergyman, mathematician, academic, and president of Harvard University from 1806 until his death in 1810. Biography Webber was educate...

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Robert P. Dilworth (1914 - 1993)

Robert Palmer Dilworth (December 2, 1914 – October 29, 1993) was an American mathematician. His primary research area was lattice theory; his biography at the MacTutor History of Mathematics a...

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Fra Luca Bartolomeo de Pacioli MP (1446 - 1517)

Fra Luca Bartolomeo de Pacioli (sometimes Paccioli or Paciolo ; c. 1447–1517) was an Italian mathematician, Franciscan friar, collaborator with Leonardo da Vinci, and a seminal contributor to th...

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Donald G. Higman (1928 - 2006)

Donald G. Higman (September 20, 1928, Vancouver – February 13, 2006) was an American mathematician known for his discovery, in collaboration with Charles C. Sims, of the Higman–Sims gro...

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Edward Brandt, Jr., Surgeon General of the United States (acting) (1933 - 2007)

. Edward N. Brandt, Jr. MD (July 3, 1933 – August 26, 2007) was an American physician, mathematician, and public health administrator. He was appointed acting Surgeon General of the United Sta...

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John Wallis MP (1616 - 1703)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... John Wallis (23 November 1616 – 28 October 1703) was an English mathematician who is given partial credit for the development of infinitesimal calculus. Be...

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Sir William H. Bragg, Nobel Prize MP (1854 - 1942)

Sir William Henry Bragg OM, KBE, PRS (2 July 1862 – 10 March 1942) was a British physicist, chemist, mathematician and active sportsman who uniquely shared a Nobel Prize with his son William Law...

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Solomon Aaron Lischinsky MP (1908 - 1985)

Solomon Aaron Leschinsky (March 27, 1908 – January 26, 1985) was an American inventor. He was born in Montreal, Canada to Jewish parents originally from a region near Odessa, Russian Empire. Gro...

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Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet MP (1819 - 1903)

From the NNDB: British mathematician and physicist, the youngest son of the Rev. Gabriel Stokes, rector of Skreen, Co. Sligo, where he was born on the 13th of August 1819. After attending schools i...

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Gov. Stephen Hopkins, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1707 - 1785)

Stephen Hopkins (March 7, 1707 – July 13, 1785) was a governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, a Chief Justice on the Rhode Island Supreme Court, and a signer of the De...

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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 MP (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, Professor 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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