Herman Valentiner

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Herman Valentiner
Born (1850-05-08)8 May 1850
Died 17 September 1913(1913-09-17) (aged 63)
Nationality Danish
Alma mater University of Copenhagen
Known for Valentiner group
Scientific career
Fields Mathematics

Herman Valentiner (8 May 1850 – 17 September 1913) was a Danish mathematician who introduced the Valentiner group in 1889.[1]

Valentiner earned his Ph.D. in 1881 from the University of Copenhagen with a thesis on space curves, and took a teaching position. However, soon afterwards he moved to a Danish life insurance company.[2]


  1. ^ Valentiner, H. (1889), "De endelige Transformations-gruppers Theori", Videnkabernes Selskabs Skrifter (in Danish), Bianco Lunos, 6.
  2. ^ "Nécrologie. H. Valentiner", L’Enseignement Mathématique (in French), 15: 513, 1913, JFM 44.0034.07, archived from the original on 2012-04-06.

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