Walter Ledermann

1911 - 2009

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A refugee from Germany, Walter Ledermann did his doctorate at St Andrews and taught here until 1946. He did important work in algebra and in particular in group theory.
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List of References (6 books/articles)

A Poster of Walter Ledermann

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Ledermann's memoir: Encounters of a mathematician
  2. Ledermann's St Andrews interview
  3. H W Turnbull's LMS Obituary by Ledermann
  4. Ledermann: "Finite Groups"
  5. Ledermann: "Complex Numbers"
  6. Library of Mathematics
  7. Obituary: The Independent
  8. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to Walter Ledermann
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Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1944
BMC morning speaker1954, 1967, 1991


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  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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