# Mathematician:Raoul Bott

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## Mathematician

Hungarian-American mathematician known for numerous basic contributions to geometry.

## Nationality

American, of Hungarian origin

## History

- Born: September 24, 1923 in Budapest, Hungary
- Died: December 20, 2005 in San Diego, California

## Theorems and Definitions

- Bott Periodicity Theorem
- Borel-Bott-Weil Theorem (with Armand Borel and André Weil)
- Atiyah–Bott Fixed-Point Theorem (with Michael Francis Atiyah)
- Morse-Bott Function (with Harold Calvin Marston Morse)
- Bott-Samelson Variety (with Hans Samelson)
- Bott Residue Formula for Complex Manifolds
- Bott Cannibalistic Class
- Bott-Milnor-Kervaire 1,2,4,8 Theorem (with John Willard Milnor and Michel André Kervaire)

Results named for **Raoul Bott** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1947:
*Electrical Network Theory*