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Bartel Leendert Van Der Waerden

Bartel Leendert Van Der Waerden, Dutch mathematics educator.

Background

  • Waerden, Bartel Leendert Van Der was born on February 2, 1903 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Son of Theodorus and Dorothea (Endt) Van Der Waerden.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy., University Amsterdam, 1926. Honorary Doctor, University Athens, Greece, 1961, University Leipzig, 1984.

    Career

    • Professor mathematics University Groningen, Germany, 1928-1931, University Leipzig, Germany, 1931-1945, University Amsterdam, 1949-1951, University Zurich, Switzerland, 1951-1962.

    Works

    • Author: Algebra, 2 vols., 1931. Die Pythagoreer, 1978. Also other books and papers.

    Connections

    • Married Camilla Rellich, September 27, 1929. Children– Helga, Ilse, Hans.
    • father: Theodorus Waerden
    • mother: Dorothea (Endt) Van Der Waerden
    • spouse: Camilla Rellich
    • children: Helga Waerden
    • Ilse Waerden
    • Hans Waerden
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