Ivar Bendixson
was born 156 years ago
1st August 1861

Ivar Bendixson taught at Stockholm, then from 1913 to 1927 he was rector of Stockholm University. He worked on set theory and differential equations. He is best remembered for the Poincaré - Bendixson theorem.

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