Mathematician:János Bolyai

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Mathematician

Hungarian mathematician who was one of the founders of non-Euclidean geometry.


Son of Farkas Wolfgang Bolyai.


Nationality

Hungarian


History

  • Born: 15 December 1802 in Kolozsvár, Hungary (now Cluj, Romania)
  • Died: 27 January 1860 in Marosvásárhely, Hungary (now Târgu-Mureş, Romania)


Theorems and Definitions


Publications


Also known as

His name is often seen rendered as Johann Bolyai.


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