Mathematician:Peter Ludwig Mejdell Sylow
After retiring from a career of schoolteaching he was appointed to a position as a University professor at the age of $65$.
His name is pronounced something like Soolof.
- Born: 12 December 1832, Christiania (now Oslo), Norway
- 1898: Appointed professor at Christiania University , where Sophus Lie had created a special chair for him
- Died: 7 September 1918, Christiania (now Oslo), Norway
Results named for Peter Ludwig Mejdell Sylow can be found here.
Definitions of concepts named for Peter Ludwig Mejdell Sylow can be found here.
- 1872: Théorèmes sur les Groupes de Substitutions (Math. Ann. Vol. 5: pp. 584 – 594)
- John J. O'Connor and Edmund F. Robertson: "Peter Ludwig Mejdell Sylow": MacTutor History of Mathematics archive