Pierre Gabriel

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Pierre Gabriel
Born (1933-08-01) 1 August 1933 (age 82)
Bitche, Lorraine
Nationality French
Fields Mathematics
Institutions University of Zurich
Alma mater University of Paris
Doctoral advisor Alexander Grothendieck
Doctoral students Klaus Bongartz
Bernhard Keller
Nikos Marmaridis
Christine Riedtmann

Pierre Gabriel (also Peter Gabriel; born 1 August 1933) was a mathematician at the universities of Strabourg (1962-1970), Bonn (1970-1974) and Zürich (1974-1998) who worked on category theory, algebraic groups, and representation theory of algebras. He was elected a correspondent member of the French Academy of Sciences in November 1986.[1]

See also[edit]

  • Gabriel's theorem
  • Gabriel filter
  • Gabriel composition of filters
  • Gabriel localization
  • Gabriel multiplication
  • Gabriel–Rosenberg reconstruction theorem
  • Gabriel–Popescu embedding theorem
  • Gabriel’s property


  1. ^ "Biography fr. French site". Peter Gabriel Peter Mathematics. Retrieved 9 May 2015.