# Mathematician:Oswald Veblen

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## Contents

## Mathematician

American mathematician, geometer and topologist, whose work found application in atomic physics and the theory of relativity.

Proved the Jordan Curve Theorem in 1905.

## Nationality

American

## History

- Born: 24 June 1880 in Decorah, Iowa, USA
- Died: 10 August 1960 in Brooklyn, Maine, USA

## Theorems and Definitions

Proved the Jordan Curve Theorem.

Results named for **Oswald Veblen** can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for **Oswald Veblen** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1903:
*A System of Axioms for Geometry* - 1906:
*Finite projective geometries*with W. H. Bussey) - 1907:
*Introduction to infinitesimal analysis; functions of one real variable*(with N. J. Lennes) - 1907:
*Non-Desarguesian and non-Pascalian geometries*(with Joseph Wedderburn) - 1910:
*Projective Geometry, Volume 1*(with John Wesley Young) - 1918:
*Projective Geometry, Volume 2* - 1922:
*Analysis Situs*(2nd ed. 1931) - 1927:
*Invariants of Quadratic Differential Forms* - 1932:
*The Foundations of Differential Geometry*(with J.H.C. Whitehead) - 1933:
*Projektive Relativitätstheorie*

## Sources

- 2008: David Nelson:
*The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics*(4th ed.) ... (previous) ... (next): Entry:**Veblen, Oswald**(1880-1960)