René Maurice Fréchet

1878 - 1973

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Maurice Fréchet was a French mathematician who made major contributions to the topology of point sets and defined and founded the theory of abstract spaces. He became an honorary member of the EMS in 1938.
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  1. Obituary: Royal Society of Edinburgh

Honours awarded to Maurice Fréchet
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Speaker at International Congress1928
Speaker at International Congress1936
Honorary Fellow of the Edinburgh Maths Society1938
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1947


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