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educator , mathematician

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, U. Montpellier, France, 1954-1957; professor, U. Montpellier, France, 1957-1961; professor, U. Paris, Orsay, France, since 1961.

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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

child:
Françoise Kahane

child:
Genevieve Kahane

child:
Catherine Kahane