Solomon Lefschetz

1884 - 1972

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Lefschetz was the main source of the algebraic aspects of topology.
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List of References (19 books/articles)

Some Quotations (2)

A Poster of Solomon Lefschetz

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to Solomon Lefschetz
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AMS Bôcher Prize1924
AMS Colloquium Lecturer1930
American Maths Society President1935 - 1936
LMS Honorary Member1954
Fellow of the Royal Society1961
SIAM John von Neumann Lecture1964
AMS Steele Prize1970


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