Person: Wschebor-Wonsever, Mario Israel


Mario Wschebor-Wonsever was a Uruguayan mathematician and statistician who has a remarkable record of outstanding papers, and an international reputation of speaking at conferences around the world. He authored 3 books and published significant algebraic and geometrical papers. His career lasted over 40 years, earning awards and representing Brazil at the International Congress of Mathematicians.

Yet his career was disrupted by having to flee because of political events. He was also passionate about political and social issues and fought throughout his career for an improved university system.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 3 December 1939, Montevideo, Uruguay. Died 16 September 2011, Montevideo, Uruguay.

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