George Pólya

1887 - 1985

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Pólya worked in probability, analysis, number theory, geometry, combinatorics and mathematical physics.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (29 books/articles)

Some Quotations (22)

A Poster of George Pólya

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Pólya on Fejér
  2. Pólya and Szegö's Problems and Theorems in Analysis
  3. Hardy's reference for Pólya at ETH
  4. Some of Pólya's favourite quotes
  5. Preface to Pólya's How to solve it

Honours awarded to George Pólya
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LMS Honorary Member1956
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  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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