Person: Borel, Félix Edouard Justin Émile


Borel created the first effective theory of the measure of sets of points beginning of the modern theory of functions of a real variable. He was also a co-author of the Heine-Borel Theorem.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 7 January 1871, Saint Affrique, Aveyron, Midi-Pyrénées, France. Died 3 February 1956, Paris, France.

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Analysis, Number Theory, Set Theory, Special Numbers And Numerals

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  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive