Mathematician:William Richard Maximilian Hugo Threlfall

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Mathematician

William Threlfall was a German mathematician whose main work was in topology.

Collaborated extensively with Karl Johannes Herbert Seifert.


Not to be confused with:


Nationality

German (with an English father, which explains why his surname is English).


History

  • Born: June 25th 1888 in Dresden, Germany
  • Died: April 4 1949 in Oberwolfach, Germany


Theorems and Definitions

Publications

  • 1932: Gruppenbilder
  • 1934: Lehrbuch der Topologie (Lectures on Topology) (with Herbert Seifert)
  • 1938: Variationsrechnung Im Grossen (Variational Calculus in the Large) (with Herbert Seifert)