Herman Auerbach

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Herman Auerbach (October 26, 1901, Ternopil – August 17, 1942) was a Polish mathematician and member of the Lwów School of Mathematics.

Auerbach was professor at Lwów University. During the Second World War because of his Jewish descent he was imprisoned by the Germans in the Lwów ghetto. In 1942 he was murdered[1] at Bełżec extermination camp.

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  1. ^ "Notes". Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 51 (11): 868–873. 1945. doi:10.1090/s0002-9904-1945-08465-1.  News on wartime fates of Polish mathematicians, pp. 868–869.