Abraham Fraenkel biography

Abraham Fraenkel

Mathematician, Author

1891 – 1965

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Who was Abraham Fraenkel?

Abraham Halevi Fraenkel, known as Abraham Fraenkel, was an Israeli mathematician born in Germany. He was an early Zionist and the first Dean of Mathematics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is known for his contributions to axiomatic set theory, especially his addition to Ernst Zermelo's axioms which resulted in Zermelo–Fraenkel axioms.

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Born
Feb 17, 1891
Munich
Also known as
  • Abraham Adolf Fraenkel
Religion
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • Germans
Nationality
  • Israel
Profession
Education
  • Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Lived in
  • Munich
Died
Oct 15, 1965
Jerusalem

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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