Person: Mandelbrojt, Szolem
Szolem Mandelbrojt was a Polish-born French mathematician who specialized in mathematical analysis. He was an early Bourbakist and was the uncle of Benoit Mandelbrot.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
- Others who strongly influenced Mandelbrojt after he arrived in Paris were Édouard Goursat, Henri Lebesgue, Paul Montel, and Émile Picard.
- Mandelbrojt was awarded a Rockefeller Fellowship which enabled him to spend 1924-26 in the United States.
- Returning to France, Mandelbrojt was appointed Maître de Conférences at the University of Lille during 1928-29.
- Mandelbrojt made very considerable contributions to Bourbaki in its initial stages but later dropped out.
- Mandelbrojt published an important book Séries de Fourier et classes quasi-analytiques de fonctions Ⓣ(Fourier series and quasi-analytic classes of functions) in 1935.
- In 1969 Mandelbrojt published Séries de Dirichlet.
- Mandelbrojt retired from the Collège de France in 1972.
Born 10 January 1899, Warsaw, Russian Empire (now Poland). Died 23 September 1983, Paris, France.
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Tags relevant for this person:
Analysis, Bourbaki, Geometry, Origin Poland
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- O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive