Gyula Farkas (natural scientist)

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Gyula Farkas

Farkas Gyula, or Julius Farkas (March 28, 1847, Sárosd, Fejér County - December 27, 1930, Pestszentlőrinc) was a Hungarian mathematician and physicist.

He attended the gymnasium at Győr (Raab), and studied law and physics at Budapest. After teaching in a secondary school at Székesfehérvár (Stuhlweissenburg), Farkas became in succession principal of the normal school at Pápa, privat-docent (1881) of mathematics at the University of Budapest, and professor of physics (1888) at Franz Joseph University of Kolozsvár (Cluj-Napoca, Klausenburg). He worked here up to 1915, when he retired and moved to Budapest.

The Hungarian Academy of Science elected him corresponding member May 6, 1898.

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His principal writings are embodied in the reports of the Academy of Science of Paris (1878-1884)

  • the "Archiv der Mathematik und Physik"
  • the "Journal des Mathematiques"

His separately published works are:

  • "Die Diatomische Dur-Scale", Budapest, 1870
  • "Természettan elemei" (Elements of Physics), ib. 1872

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