Jaan Sarv

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Jaan Sarv in the 1920s.

Jaan Sarv (Võro: Sarvõ Jaan; 21 December 1877 in Leeguste village, Saru Parish (now in Saru village, Mõniste Parish), Võru County – 23 August 1954 in Tartu) was an Estonian mathematician and educator.

Most of his life he worked as a professor at the University of Tartu. Sarv laid the foundation of Estonian language mathematical education.

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  • "Eesti koolimatemaatika ajalugu" I-IV, Olaf Prinits, Tartu, 1992-1994