Arthur Moritz Schoenflies
|Arthur Moritz Schoenflies|
April 17, 1853|
Landsberg an der Warthe, Brandenburg, Prussia, Germany
|Died||May 27, 1928
Frankfurt am Main, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany
|Fields||Group theory, crystallography, and topology|
|Alma mater||University of Berlin|
|Academic advisors||Kummer and Weierstrass|
|Known for||Schoenflies problem
Arthur Moritz Schoenflies (German: [ˈʃøːnfliːs]; April 17, 1853 – May 27, 1928), sometimes written as Schönflies, was a German mathematician, known for his contributions to the application of group theory to crystallography, and for work in topology.
He studied at the University of Berlin from 1870–1875. He obtained a doctorate in 1877, and in 1878 he was a teacher at a school in Berlin. In 1880, he went to Colmar to teach.
He was a great-uncle of Walter Benjamin.
- Fyodorov–Schoenflies–Bieberbach theorem
- Jordan–Schoenflies theorem
- Schoenflies notation
- Schoenflies displacement
- O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Arthur Moritz Schoenflies", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews.
- Arthur Moritz Schoenflies at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
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