Sun Guangyuan

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Sun Guangyuan (simplified Chinese: 孙光远; traditional Chinese: 孫光遠; pinyin: Sūn Guāngyuǎn; Wade–Giles: Sun Kuangyüan, 1900–1979), also known as Sun Tang (孫鎕), was a modern Chinese mathematician. He studied projective geometry under Ernest Preston Lane at the University of Chicago[1] and later became a professor in Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. Reportedly he was the first Chinese mathematician to publish a research paper from China in any mathematical journal.

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