# Mathematician:George Szekeres

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## Mathematician

Hungarian, later Australian, mathematician who worked mainly in geometry and combinatorics.

Husband of Esther Szekeres.

## Nationality

Hungarian

## History

- Born: 29 May 1911 in Budapest, Hungary
- Died: 28 August 2005 in Adelaide, Australia

## Theorems and Definitions

- Szekeres Snark
- Kruskal-Szekeres Coordinates (with Martin David Kruskal)
- Szekeres-Wilf Number (with Herbert Saul Wilf)

- Erdős-Szekeres Theorem (with Paul Erdős)

Results named for **George Szekeres** can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for **George Szekeres** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1935:
*A combinatorial problem in geometry*(*Compos. Math.***Vol. 2**: pp. 463 – 470) (with Paul Erdős) - 1968:
*An Inequality for the Chromatic Number of a Graph*(with Herbert Saul Wilf)

## Also known as

The Hungarian version of his name: **Szekeres György**.