Alexander von Brill

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Alexander von Brill
Alexander von Brill.jpg
Born (1842-09-20)20 September 1842
Died 18 June 1935(1935-06-18) (aged 92)
Nationality German
Fields Mathematics
Institutions University of Tübingen
Alma mater University of Giessen
Doctoral advisor Alfred Clebsch
Doctoral students Sebastian 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—22. 

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