Person: Grünbaum, Branko


Branko Grünbaum was a Jewish Croatian mathematician who survived the Nazi invasion, later escaped to Israel where he obtained his doctorate, and had most of his career in the United States. He was a prolific author writing over 250 papers and four very influential books.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 2 October 1929, Osijek, Yugoslavia (now Croatia). Died 14 September 2018, Seattle, USA.

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