Harald August Bohr

1887 - 1951

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Harald Bohr worked on Dirichlet series, and applied analysis to the theory of numbers. He is (as far as we know) the only mathematician to win an Olympic medal (a silver for representing Denmark at soccer in 1908).
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List of References (10 books/articles)

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to Harald Bohr
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Speaker at International Congress1932


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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
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  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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