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Richard Dagobert Brauer

Richard Dagobert Brauer, German mathematician, educator. Recipient National Medal Science, 1970. Fellow John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, 1941-1942.; Member Royal Society Canada, American Mathematics Society (Cole prize 1949; member), American Philosophical Society.

Background

  • Brauer, Richard Dagobert was born on February 10, 1901 in Berlin. Son of Max and Lilly Caroline (Jacob) Brauer.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy. summa cum laude, U. Berlin, 1925. D. Mathematics (honorary), University Waterloo, 1968. Doctor of Science, University Chicago, 1969, U. Notre Dame, 1974, Brandeis U., 1975.

    Career

    • Naturalized United States citizen, 1954. Privatdozent, U. Koenigsberg (Germany), 1927-1933. Visiting professor U. Kentucky, 1933-1934.

      Assistant Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, 1934-1935. Assistant professor of University Toronto, 1935-1943, associate professor, 1943-1946, professor, 1946-1948. Mathematics University of Michigan, 1948-1952.

      Professor mathematics Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1952-1966, Perkins professor mathematics, 1966-1971, Perkins professor emeritus, 1971-1977. Visiting professor Nagoya U., 1959, University of Chicago, 1968-1969, 74, U. Aarhus, Denmark, 1972. Gauss professor Akademie der Wissenschaften, Göttingen, 1964.

    Membership

    Fellow John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, 1941-1942. Member Royal Society Canada, American Mathematics Society (Cole prize 1949. Member), American Philosophical Society.

    Connections

    • Married Ilse Karger, September 17, 1925. Children: George Ulrich, Fred Gunter.
    • father: Max Brauer
    • mother: Lilly Caroline (Jacob) Brauer
    • spouse: Ilse Karger
    • children: George Ulrich Brauer
    • Fred Gunter Brauer
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    Born February 10, 1901
    Died April 17, 1977
    (aged 76)
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