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Max Wilhelm Dehn

Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Death: Died in Black Mountain, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Place of Burial: black mountain, NC, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Maximilian Moses Dehn and Bertha Dehn
Husband of antonie landau dehn
Father of Helmut Max Dehn; <private> Peters (Dehn) and Eva Dehn
Brother of Elisabeth Hanne Adeline Goldschmidt; Hedwig Henriette Marianne Wohlwill; Bertha Meta Dehn; George Ernst Dehn; Marie Auguste DEHN and 2 others

Managed by: Christopher Henry Wohlwill
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About Max W. Dehn

Max Dehn (November 13, 1878 – June 27, 1952) was a German American mathematician and a student of David Hilbert. He is most famous for his work in geometry, topology and geometric group theory. Dehn's students include Ott-Heinrich Keller, Ruth Moufang, Wilhelm Magnus, and the artist Dorothea Rockburne.

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Max W. Dehn's Timeline

November 13, 1878
Hamburg, Germany
December 1, 1914
Age 36
Breslau, Poland
December 16, 1919
Age 41
breslau, Poland
June 27, 1952
Age 73
Black Mountain, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
July 1952
Age 73
black mountain, NC, United States