Mathematician:Leonard Eugene Dickson

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One of the first American mathematicians to work in abstract algebra.

Also remembered for his history of number theory.




  • Born: 22 Jan 1874, Independence, Iowa, USA
  • Died: 17 Jan 1954, Harlingen, Texas, USA

Theorems and Definitions

Results named for Leonard Eugene Dickson can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for Leonard Eugene Dickson can be found here.


  • 1897: The Analytic Representation of Substitutions on a Power of a Prime Number of Letters with a Discussion of the Linear Group
  • 1901: Linear Groups With an Exposition of the Galois Field Theory
  • 1913: Finiteness of the Odd Perfect and Primitive Abundant Numbers with n Distinct Prime Factors
  • 1914: Linear Algebras
  • 1914: Algebraic Invariants
  • 1914: Elementary Theory of Equations
  • 1919: On Quaternions and Their Generalization and the History of the Eight Square Theorem
  • 1922: First Course in the Theory of Equations
  • 1923: Algebras and their Arithmetics
  • 1926: Modern algebraic theories
  • 1927: Algebren und ihre Zahlentheorie
  • 1929: Introduction to the Theory of Numbers
  • 1930: Studies in the Theory of Numbers
  • 1935: Researches on Waring's problem
  • 1938: Algebras And Their Arithmetics
  • 1939: Modern Elementary Theory of Numbers
  • 1939: New First Course in the Theory of Equations