Alexander von Brill

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Alexander von Brill
Alexander von Brill.jpg
Born(1842-09-20)20 September 1842
Died18 June 1935(1935-06-18) (aged 92)
NationalityGerman
Alma materUniversity of Giessen
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics
InstitutionsUniversity of Tübingen
Doctoral advisorAlfred Clebsch
Doctoral studentsSebastian Finsterwalder
Max Planck

Alexander Wilhelm von Brill (20 September 1842 – 18 June 1935)[1]:17 was a German mathematician.

Born in Darmstadt, Hesse, Brill was educated at the University of Giessen, where he earned his doctorate under supervision of Alfred Clebsch. He held a chair at the University of Tübingen, where Max Planck was among his students. In 1933, he joined the National Socialist Teachers League as one of the first members from Tübingen.[1]:21

The London Science Museum contains sliceform objects prepared by Brill and Felix Klein.[1]

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  1. ^ a b E. Schönhardt (Jan 1936). "Alexander v. Brill". Deutsche Mathematik. 1 (1): 17&mdash, 22.
  2. ^ Emch, Arnold (1926). "Review: Vorlesungen über ebene algebraische Kurven und Funktionen by Alexander Brill" (PDF). Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 32 (3): 292–294. doi:10.1090/s0002-9904-1926-04217-8.
  3. ^ Robertson, H. P. (1932). "Review: Vorlesungen über allgemeine Mechanik by A. Brill" (PDF). Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 38, Part 1 (1): 17–18. doi:10.1090/S0002-9904-1932-05303-4.
  4. ^ Wilson, E. B. (1913). "Review: Das Relativitätsprinzip von A. Brill" (PDF). Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 19 (6): 321–322. doi:10.1090/S0002-9904-1913-02346-2.

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