Mahmut Bajraktarević

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Mahmut Bajraktarević (1909, Sarajevo – 1985, Bugojno) was a Bosnian mathematician and academician.[1][2] He graduated from the University of Belgrade in 1933 and received his doctorate from the Sorbonne in 1953 with the dissertation Sur certaines suites itérées. Bajraktarević was a professor at the University of Sarajevo and had a great influence on the development of mathematics in Bosnia and Herzegovina. He contributed to the research areas of functional equations, iterative sequences and summability theory.


  1. ^ Gropp, Harald (2010), "Mathematics in Bosnia–Herzegovina", in Bečvářová, Martina; Binder, Christa, Mathematics in the Austrian-Hungarian Empire: Proceedings of a Symposium held in Budapest on August 1, 2009 during the XXIII ICHST, Praha: Matfyzpress, pp. 75–80, Another Bosnian mathematician was Mahmut Bajraktarević, born in Sarajevo in 1909. He died in Bugojno in 1985. 
  2. ^ Tanović-Miller, Naza (2001), Testimony of a Bosnian, Eastern European studies, 14, Texas A&M University Press, p. 67, ISBN 9781585441136, In 1984, with the help of Prof. Mahmut Bajraktarević, a member of the Bosnian Academy and the oldest living mathematician in Bosnia, we founded a new mathematical journal in Sarajevo. .

Additional reading[edit]

  • Maravić, Manojlo; Perić, Veselin; Vajzović, Fikret (1980), "Life and work of Academician Mahmut Bajraktarević", Akademija Nauka i Umjetnosti Bosne i Hercegovine (19): 5–17, MR 590293 .