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Hilda Pollaczek - von Mises (Geiringer)

Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Death: March 22, 1973 (79)
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Ludwig Geiringer and Martha Geiringer
Wife of Felix Leo Pollaczek and Richard Edler von Mises
Mother of Magda Buka Tisca and Private User
Sister of Dr. Ernst Geiringer; Paul Ludwig Geiringer and Dr. Karl Johannes Geiringer

Occupation: Dr. Professor Mathematics, Mathematician
Managed by: Randy Schoenberg
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About Hilda Pollaczek - von Mises


wikipedia - also known as Hilda von Mises, was an Austrian mathematics professor. She was born in 1893 in Vienna, Austria into a Jewish family. Her father, Ludwig Geiringer, was born in Hungary and her mother, Martha Wertheimer was from Vienna. Her parents had married while her father was working in Vienna as a Textile manufacturer...

..Arguably Hilda Geiringer was one of the pioneers of what emerged as the burgeoning disciplines bearing such names as molecular genetics, human genetics, plant genetics, heredity in man, genomics, bioinformatics, biotechnology, biomedical engineering, and genetic engineering, among others. The world has not given sufficient credit to this intelligent woman’s pioneering work mainly because it was done in Istanbul and published in Turkish journals.. ..1944 Professor and Chairman of the Mathematics Department at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts.. ..1954, although retaining her job at Wheaton College, began to work at Harvard, completing and editing many of von Misess unfinished works..

Or see more on Mathematikerinnen während der NS-Zeit (in German) OR see Books by Hilda Pollaczek-Geiringer

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Hilda Pollaczek - von Mises's Timeline

September 28, 1893
Vienna, Austria
July 6, 1922
Age 28
March 22, 1973
Age 79
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States