Person: Ribeiro, Pilar


Pilar Ribeiro was a co-founder of the journal Gazeta de Matemática and co-founder of the Portuguese Mathematical Society, serving as its First Secretary. Along with her husband, the mathematician Hugo Ribeira, she spent 30 years in exile because of her opposition to the authoritarian Estado Novo regime in Portugal.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 5 October 1911, Lisbon, Portugal. Died 28 March 2011, Alcabideche, Cascais, Portugal.

View full biography at MacTutor

Origin Portugal, Women

Thank you to the contributors under CC BY-SA 4.0!



Adapted from other CC BY-SA 4.0 Sources:

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