References for Farkas Bolyai

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  1. D J Struik, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830900512.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/72438/Farkas-Bolyai

Books:

  1. L Dávid, The life and work of the two Bolyais (Hungarian) (Budapest, 1979).
  2. P Stäckel, W und J Bolyai, Geometrische Untersuchungen (Leipzig, 1913).
  3. B Szénássy, History of Mathematics in Hungary until the 20th Century (Berlin-Heidelberg-New York, 1992).
  4. B Szénássy, Farkas Bolyai (Hungarian) (Budapest, 1975).
  5. T Weszely, Farkas Bolyai (Hungarian and Romanian) (Bucharest, 1974).

Articles:

  1. L Dávid, In memoriam Wolfgang Bolyai (Hungarian), Magyar Tud. Akad. Mat. Fiz. Oszt. Közl. 9 (1959), 215-236.
  2. J Fráter, The library of Farkas Bolyai (Hungarian), Magyar Tud. Akad. Mat. Fiz. Oszt. Közl. 19 (1970), 271-294.
  3. G B Halsted, Biography. Bolyai Farkas [Wolfgang Bolyai], Amer. Math. Monthly 3 (1896), 1-5.
  4. K-R Biermann, Ein Brief von Wolfgang Bolyai (German), Math. Nachr. 32 (1966), 341-346.
  5. L Nemeth, The two Bolyais, The new Hungarian quarterly 1 (1960).
  6. B Szénássy, The life of the two Bolyais, and the scientific importance of Tentamen (Hungarian), Mat. Lapok 31 (1-3) (1978/83), 3-14.
  7. B Szénássy, Contributions to the history of the discovery of the two Bolyais (Hungarian), Mat. Lapok 29 (1-3) (1977/81), 71-95.
  8. T Weszely, Farkas Bolyai : man and mathematician (Romanian), Gaz. Mat. Publ. Lunara Pentru Tineret 80 (8) (1975), 291-293.

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