Bartel Leendert van der Waerden

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Bartel Leendert van der Waerden

Birthdate: (92)
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Death: Died in Zürich, Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Immediate Family:

Son of Theodorus van der Waerden and Dorothea Adriana van der Endt
Husband of Camilla van der Waerden
Brother of Coenraad van der Waerden

Occupation: mathematician
Managed by: Martin Severin Eriksen
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About Bartel Leendert van der Waerden

Bartel Leendert van der Waerden was a Dutch mathematician and historian of mathematics.

...Van der Waerden is mainly remembered for his work on abstract algebra. He also wrote on algebraic geometry, topology, number theory, geometry, combinatorics, analysis, probability and statistics, and quantum mechanics (he and Heisenberg had been colleagues at Leipzig). In his later years, he turned to the history of mathematics and science. His historical writings include Ontwakende wetenschap (1950), which was translated into English as Science Awakening (1954), Geometry and Algebra in Ancient Civilizations (1983), and A History of Algebra (1985)...

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Bartel Leendert van der Waerden's Timeline

1903
February 2, 1903
Amsterdam, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
1996
January 12, 1996
Age 92
Zürich, Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland