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Jean-Pierre Kahane

Jean-Pierre Kahane, French mathematician, educator. Named Honorary professor Wuhan University, China, 1986. Member Society Mathematics France (president 1972-1973), ICMI, Academy of Sciences of Paris, Hungary and Poland.

Background

  • Kahane, Jean-Pierre was born on December 11, 1926 in Paris. Son of Ernest and Marcelle (Wurtz) Kahane.

  • Education

    • License, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, 1946. Doctor of Science, University Paris, 1954. Doctor of Science (honorary), University Southampton, England, 1991.

      Doctor of Science (honorary), University Laval, 1992. Doctor of Science (honorary), University Sherbrooke, 1996. Doctor of Science (honorary), University Uppsala, 2000.

    Career

    • Associate professor University Montpellier, France, 1954-1957, professor France, 1957-1961, University Paris, Orsay, France, since 1961.

    Works

    • Author various books and papers in field.

    Membership

    Member Society Mathematics France (president 1972-1973), ICMI, Academy of Sciences of Paris, Hungary and Poland.

    Connections

    • Married Agnes Kaczander, July 11, 1951. Children: Genevieve, Françoise, Catherine.
    • father: Ernest Kahane
    • mother: Marcelle (Wurtz) Kahane
    • spouse: Agnes Kaczander
    • children: Genevieve Kahane
    • Françoise Kahane
    • Catherine Kahane
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    Born December 11, 1926
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    • 1946
      Ecole Normale Supérieure
    • 1954
      University Paris
    • 1991
      University Southampton
    • 1992
      University Laval
    • 1996
      University Sherbrooke
    • 1954 - 1957
      Associate, professor University Montpellier
      France
    • 1961
      Associate, professor University Montpellier
      Orsay, Centre, France
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