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Person: Klingenberg, Wilhelm Paul Albert
Wilhelm Klingenberg was a German mathematician who worked on differential geometry.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
 Wilhelm attended schools in Berlin where he learnt Latin, Greek and French but he had to study mathematics on his own.
 Klingenberg obtained a doctorate in 1950 with a thesis on affine differential geometry.
 Klingenberg spent 1954/55 at Bloomington in the United States visiting Morse at Princeton during his time at Bloomington.
 Although he remained on the staff at Göttingen until 1963, Klingenberg spent 1956/57 and 1957/58 at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton.
 While at Berkeley, Klingenberg received offers of chairs at Würzburg and Mainz  he chose Mainz.
 Klingenberg worked during his years at Bonn on closed geodesics.
Born 28 January 1924, Rostock, Mecklenburg, Germany. Died 14 October 2010, Röttgen, Bonn, Germany.
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