Person: Dienes, Paul


Paul Dienes was a Hungarian mathematician who, because of his political views, had to escape from Hungary in 1920. He spent most of his career in Wales and England, was a highly effective Ph.D. supervisor, and wrote the influential book The Taylor Series (1931).

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 24 November 1882, Tokaj, Hungary. Died 23 March 1952, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England.

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Origin Hungary

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