Alexander von Brill

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Alexander von Brill
Alexander von Brill.jpg
Born (1842-09-20)20 September 1842
Died 8 June 1935(1935-06-08) (aged 92)
Nationality German
Fields Mathematics
Institutions University of Tübingen
Alma mater University of Giessen
Doctoral advisor Alfred Clebsch
Doctoral students Sebastian Finsterwalder
Max Planck

Alexander Wilhelm von Brill (20 September 1842 – 8 June 1935) was a German mathematician.

Born in Darmstadt, Hesse, he attended University of Giessen where he earned his doctorate under supervision of Alfred Clebsch. He held a chair at the University of Tübingen, where Max Planck was among his students.

The London Science Museum contains sliceform objects prepared by von Brill and Felix Klein.[1]

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