Gustav von Escherich

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Gustav Ritter von Escherich
Born 1 June 1849
Mantua, Austrian Empire
Died 28 January 1935(1935-01-28) (aged 85)
Vienna, Federal State of Austria
Residence Austria
Citizenship Austrian
Fields Mathematics
Institutions University of Vienna
University of Graz
Graz University of Technology
Alma mater University of Vienna
(PhD, 1873)
Doctoral advisor Johannes Frischauf
Karl Friesach
Doctoral students Johann Radon
Known for Monatshefte für Mathematik und Physik
Austrian Mathematical Society

Gustav Ritter von Escherich (1 June 1849 – 28 January 1935) was an Austrian mathematician.

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Born in Mantua, he studied mathematics and physics at the University of Vienna. From 1876 to 1879 he was professor at the University of Graz. In 1882 he went to the Graz University of Technology and in 1884 he went to the University of Vienna, where he also was president of the university in 1903/04.

Together with Emil Weyr he founded the journal Monatshefte für Mathematik und Physik and together with Ludwig Boltzmann and Emil Müller he founded the Austrian Mathematical Society.

Escherich died in Vienna.

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