Oswald Veblen

1880 - 1960

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Veblen made important contributions to projective and differential geometry, and topology.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (14 books/articles)

A Poster of Oswald Veblen

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Veblen's Opening Address to ICM 1950
  2. Hardy in the USA
  3. Hardy and Veblen on Erdos
  4. Hardy and Veblen on Max Newman
  5. Oswald Veblen Publications
  6. Eric Temple Bell on Abram Besicovitch
  7. Obituary: Royal Society of Edinburgh

Honours awarded to Oswald Veblen
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AMS Colloquium Lecturer1916
American Maths Society President1923 - 1924
Speaker at International Congress1928
Speaker at International Congress1936
LMS Honorary Member1939
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1943


Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. AMS
  1. D A Grier (Veblen at Aberdeen -- a pdf file)
  2. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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