Lars Valerian Ahlfors

1907 - 1996

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Lars Ahlfors was a Finnish mathematician who made important contributions to Complex Analysis and was one of the first recipients of a Fields Medal.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (31 books/articles)

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Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Reviews of Lars Ahlfors' books
  2. Preface to Lars Ahlfors' Complex Analysis
  3. Extracts from Lars Ahlfors' Complex analysis
  4. Obituary: The New York Times

Honours awarded to Lars Ahlfors
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Speaker at International Congress1936
Fields Medal1936
SIAM John von Neumann Lecture1960
Speaker at International Congress1962
Speaker at International Congress1978
Wolf Prize1981
AMS Steele Prize1982


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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. AMS [registration required]
  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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