Pierre Gabriel

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Pierre Gabriel
Born(1933-08-01)1 August 1933
Bitche, Lorraine, France
Died24 November 2015(2015-11-24) (aged 82)
Alma materUniversity of Paris
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Zurich
ThesisDes catégories abéliennes (1961)
Doctoral advisorAlexander Grothendieck
Doctoral studentsBernhard Keller
Christine Riedtmann

Pierre Gabriel (1 August 1933 – 24 November 2015), also known as Peter Gabriel, was a French mathematician at the universities of Strasbourg (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-Zisman localization
  • Gabriel filter
  • Gabriel composition of filters
  • Gabriel localization
  • Gabriel multiplication
  • Gabriel–Rosenberg reconstruction theorem
  • Gabriel–Popescu embedding theorem
  • Gabriel’s property


  1. ^ "Edition de Sarreguemines Bitche - Décès de Pierre Gabriel militant du bilinguisme". republicain-lorrain.fr.

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