# ProofWiki:Mathematicians/Arthur Norton Milgram

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American mathematician who worked on functional analysis, combinatorics, differential geometry, topology, partial differential equations, and Galois theory.

## Nationality

American

## History

- Born: 3 June 1912, Philadelphia, US
- Died: 30 January 1961

## Theorems and Definitions

- Lax-Milgram Theorem (with Peter Lax)
- Babuška-Lax-Milgram Theorem (with Ivo M. Babuška and Peter Lax)
- Lions-Lax-Milgram Theorem (with Jacques-Louis Lions and Peter Lax)

- Also proved Dilworth's Theorem in 1947 (with Tibor Gallai) but failed to publish, and Robert P. Dilworth got there first.

## Books and Papers

- 1944: Translated and contributed to
*Galois Theory*by Emil Artin - 1954:
*Parabolic Equations*(*Annals of Mathematics Studies**no. 33*: 167 – 190) (with Peter D. Lax) - 1960:
*Verallgemeinerung eines graphentheoretischen Satzes von Rédei*(with Tibor Gallai)