Hendrik Kloosterman

Mathematician, Deceased Person

1900 – 1968

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Who was Hendrik Kloosterman?

Hendrik Douwe Kloosterman was a Dutch mathematician, known for his work in number theory and in representation theory.

After completing his master's degree in Leiden from 1918–1922 he studied in Copenhagen with Harald Bohr and in Oxford with G. H. Hardy. In 1924 he received his PhD in Leiden under supervision of J. C. Kluyver. From 1926 to 1928 he studied in Göttingen and Hamburg, and he was assistant in Münster from 1928-1930. Kloosterman was appointed lector in Leiden in 1930 and full professor in 1947. In 1950 he was elected a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Born
Apr 9, 1900
Rottevalle
Nationality
  • Netherlands
Profession
Education
  • Leiden University
Lived in
  • Friesland
Died
May 6, 1968
Leiden

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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