Viktor Wagner

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Viktor Wagner
Born (1908-11-04)4 November 1908
Saratov
Died 15 August 1981(1981-08-15) (aged 72)
Nationality Russian
Fields Mathematics
Institutions Saratov State University
Alma mater Moscow State University
Doctoral advisor Veniamin Kagan
Doctoral students Aleksandr Liber
Mark Losik
Boris Schein

Viktor Vladimirovich Wagner, also Vagner (Russian: Виктор Владимирович Вагнер) (4 November 1908 – 15 August 1981) was a Russian mathematician, best known for his work in differential geometry and on semigroups.

Wagner was born in Saratov and studied at Moscow State University, where V.F. Kagan was his advisor. He became the first geometry chair at Saratov State University. He received Lobachevsky Medal in 1937.

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