Robert Fricke

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Robert Fricke
Born (1861-09-24)September 24, 1861
Helmstedt, Germany
Died July 18, 1930(1930-07-18) (aged 68)
Bad Harzburg, Germany
Residence Germany
Nationality German
Fields Mathematician
Institutions Universität Kiel,
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen,
Technische Hochschule Braunschweig (1894–1930)
Alma mater Universität Leipzig
Doctoral advisor Felix Klein
Known for Complex analysis

Karl Emanuel Robert Fricke (born 24 September 1861 in Helmstedt, Germany ; died 18 July 1930 in Bad Harzburg, Germany) was a German mathematician, known for his work in complex analysis, especially on elliptic, modular and automorphic functions. He was one of the main collaborators of Felix Klein, with whom he produced two classic two volume monographs on elliptic modular functions and automorphic functions.

From 1894 to 1930 Fricke was professor of Higher Mathematics at the Technische Hochschule Carolo-Wilhelmina in Braunschweig.

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