# Mathematician:Theodore Samuel Motzkin

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## Mathematician

German-born Israeli-American mathematician who was one of the pioneers of linear programming.

Also published in the fields of algebra, graph theory, approximation theory, combinatorics, numerical analysis, algebraic geometry and number theory.

Worked as a cryptographer for the British government during World War II.

## Nationality

German-born, later Israeli-American

## History

- Born: 26 March 1908 in Berlin, Germany
- Died: 15 December 1970 in Los Angeles, California, USA

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