L. E. J. Brouwer

Mathematician, Academic

1881 – 1966

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Who was L. E. J. Brouwer?

Luitzen Egbertus Jan Brouwer ForMemRS, usually cited as L. E. J. Brouwer but known to his friends as Bertus, was a Dutch mathematician and philosopher, a graduate of the University of Amsterdam, who worked in topology, set theory, measure theory and complex analysis. He was the founder of the mathematical philosophy of intuitionism.

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Born
Feb 27, 1881
Overschie
Nationality
  • Germany
  • Netherlands
Profession
Education
  • Universiteit van Amsterdam
Lived in
  • South Holland
Died
Dec 2, 1966
Blaricum

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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