Max Wilhelm Dehn

1878 - 1952

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Dehn wrote one of the first systematic expositions of topology (1907) and later formulated important problems on group presentations, namely the word problem and the isomorphism problem.
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List of References (18 books/articles)

A Quotation

A Poster of Max Dehn

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Max Dehn on Space, Time and Number in Aristotle
  2. Max Dehn on Mathematical abilities in humans


Other Web sites
  1. Burde Schwarz Wolfart (pdf - in German)
  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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