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William Feller

William Feller, Croatian educator. member of National Academy Scis.


  • Feller, William was born on July 7, 1906 in Zagreb, Yugoslavia. Son of Eugene V. and Ida (Perc) Feller.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, Zagreb University, 1925. Doctor of Philosophy., Gottingen University, 1926.


    • Came to the United States, 1939, naturalized, 1944. In charge of applied mathematics laboratory, University of Kiel, 1929-1933. Research associate, University of Stockholm, 1933-1939.

      Associate professor and executive editor, Mathematics Reviews, Brown University, 1939-1945. Professor Cornell University, 1945-1950. Eugene Higgins professor of mathematics, Princeton University, from 1950.

      Consulting and war work. Visiting professor at Rockefeller University.


    • Contributor articles on probability statistics, geometry, differential equations, real variables, etc.


    Member of National Academy Scis.


    • Married Clara Mary Nielsen, July 27, 1938.
    • father: Eugene V. Feller
    • mother: Ida (Perc) Feller
    • spouse: Clara Mary Nielsen
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    Born July 7, 1906
    Died January 14, 1970
    (aged 63)