Mathematician:Solomon Lefschetz

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Mathematician

Russian-born American mathematician who did fundamental work on algebraic topology, its applications to algebraic geometry, and the theory of non-linear ordinary differential equations.


Nationality

Russian-born American


History

  • Born: 3 September 1884 in Moscow, Russia
  • Died: 5 October 1972 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA


Theorems and Definitions

Results named for Solomon Lefschetz can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for Solomon Lefschetz can be found here.


Publications

  • 1911: On the existence of loci with given singularities
  • 1921: On certain numerical invariants of algebraic varieties with application to abelian varieties
  • 1924: L'analysis situs et la géométrie algébrique
  • 1930: Topology
  • 1924: Algebraic Topology
  • 1949: Introduction to Topology
  • 1961: Stability by Liapunov's direct method with applications (with Joseph P. LaSalle)
  • 1953: Algebraic Geometry (2nd edn. 1964)
  • 1957: Differential equations: geometric theory (2nd edn. 1963)
  • 1965: Stability of nonlinear control systems


Also known as

In Russian: Соломо́н Ле́фшец


Sources