Person: Karamata, Jovan


Jovan Karamata was an outstanding mathematician who lived through the wars of the first half of the 20th century in the Balkans. He gained international fame with a 2-page proof of the Hardy-Littlewood theorem, and also did excellent work on slowly varying functions and on Tauberian theory.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 1 February 1902, Zagreb, Austria-Hungary (now Serbia). Died 14 August 1967, Geneva, Switzerland.

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Origin Serbia

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