Geometriae Dedicata

, Volume 114, Issue 1, pp 209–228 | Cite as

Non-Hopfian Relatively Free Groups

  • S. V. IvanovEmail author
  • A. M. Storozhev


To solve problems of Gilbert Baumslag and Hanna Neumann, posed in the 1960’s, we construct a nontrivial variety of groups all of whose noncyclic free groups are non-Hopfian.


free groups Hopfian groups 

Mathematics Subject Classifications (2000)

20E10 20F05 20F06 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of IllinoisUrbanaU.S.A.
  2. 2.Australian Mathematics TrustUniversity of CanberraBelconnenAustralia

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