# Mathematician:Walter Feit

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## Mathematician

Austrian-born American mathematician who worked in finite group theory and representation theory.

## Nationality

Austrian-American

## History

- Born: 26 October 1930 in Vienna, Austria
- Died: 29 July 2004 in Branford, Connecticut, USA

## Theorems and Definitions

- Feit-Thompson Conjecture (with John Griggs Thompson)
- Feit-Thompson Theorem (with John Griggs Thompson)

Results named for **Walter Feit** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1955:
*Topics in the Theory of Group Characters* - 1963:
*Solvability of groups of odd order*(*Pacific Journal of Mathematics***Vol. 13**: pp. 775 – 1029) (with John Griggs Thompson) - 1967:
*$p$-adic and modular representations of finite groups* - 1970:
*The Current Situation in the Theory of Finite Simple Groups* - 1990:
*The construction of Galois groups*