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Bartel Leendert Van Der Waerden

mathematics educator

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