Nicolas Bourbaki


Born: 1935 in Paris, France


Nicolas Bourbaki is the pseudonym of a group of (mainly) French mathematicians who publish an authoritative account of contemporary mathematics.

More information is available in two articles:

Bourbaki: the pre-war years and Bourbaki: the post-war years

Article by: J J O'Connor and E F Robertson

December 2005
MacTutor History of Mathematics
[http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Bourbaki.html]