Person: Qinglai, Xiong


Xiong Qinglai was a Chinese mathematician who served as a highly successful president of three major Chinese universities. His outstanding research as a function-theorist was claimed by a reviewer to be of the first rank even comparable with Émile Borel and Rolf Nevanlinna.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 20 October 1893, Xizhai village, Mile County, Yunnan, China. Died 3 February 1969, Beijing, China.

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Origin China

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