Trygve Nagell

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Trygve Nagell in the 1930s.

Trygve Nagell (July 13, 1895 in Oslo – January 24, 1988 in Uppsala) was a Norwegian mathematician, known for his works on the Diophantine equations within number theory.[1] He received his doctorate at the University of Oslo in 1926, and lectured at the University until 1931. He was a professor at the University of Uppsala from 1931 to 1962.[2] Nagell was appointed Commander of the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav in 1951, and of the Swedish Order of the Polar Star in 1952.[1] His doctoral students include Harald Bergström.

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  1. ^ a b Ellingsrud, Geir. "Trygve Nagell". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2 September 2009. 
  2. ^ Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Trygve Nagell". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2 September 2009.