Educational Studies in Mathematics

, Volume 25, Issue 1–2, pp 59–69 | Cite as

Hans Freudenthal (17 September 1905–13 October 1990)

  • W. T. Van Est


Recorded are some biographical data about the late professor Freudenthal along with some indications about his mathematical work. In an appendix a tiny part of his mathematical work which can be explained in a fairly direct manner is discussed.


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  1. Freudenthal, H.: 1937, ‘Über die Klassen der Sph ärenabbildungen I’,Compositio Mathematica 5, 299–314.Google Scholar
  2. Freudenthal, H.: 1941, ‘Die Topologie der Lieschen Gruppen als algebraîsches Phänomen, I’,Annals of Mathematics 42, 1051–1074.Google Scholar
  3. Freudenthal, H.: 1985, ‘Oktaven, Ausnahmegruppen und Oktavengeometrie’,Geometriae Dedicata 19, 1–63 (reprint of a mimeographed report of 1951).Google Scholar
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. T. Van Est
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  1. 1.OegstgeestThe Netherlands

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