Jan Gullberg

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Jan Gullberg, (born 1936, died May 21, 1998) was a Swedish surgeon and anaesthesiologist, but became known as a writer on popular science and medical topics.[1] He is the author of Mathematics: From the Birth of Numbers, published by W. W. Norton in 1997 (ISBN 039304002X ). The book was positively reviewed in Scientific American,[2] but more reservedly in New Scientist.[3]


  1. ^ "Jan Gullberg, 62, Swedish Science Writer". New York Times. 1998-06-18. Retrieved 2010-01-18. 
  2. ^ Donald J. Albers (September 1998). "Reviews". Scientific American. Retrieved 2010-01-18. 
  3. ^ Keith Devlin (1997-06-14). "Those were the days". New Scientist. Retrieved 2010-01-18.