Dirichlet pp 131-143 | Cite as

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  • Uta C. MerzbachEmail author


Once again contrast marked the passing of time: The weekend following the burial of Gans on May 8, 1839, the king had signed Dirichlet’s appointment as Ordinary Professor Designate, and Humboldt could report to Dirichlet a few days later that Altenstein already had the appointment back from the court. The faculty was informed within a month. The appointment had become effective on May 11.

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  1. 1.(Deceased)Georgetown, TXUSA

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