Friedrich Hirzebruch

Mathematician, Academic

1927 – 2012

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Who was Friedrich Hirzebruch?

Friedrich Ernst Peter Hirzebruch was a German mathematician, working in the fields of topology, complex manifolds and algebraic geometry, and a leading figure in his generation. He has been described as "the most important mathematician in Germany of the postwar period."

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Born
Oct 17, 1927
Hamm
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Education
  • Princeton University
  • University of Münster
  • ETH Zurich
  • Institute for Advanced Study
Employment
  • University of Bonn
Lived in
  • Germany
Died
May 27, 2012
Bonn

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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