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Fraenkel {pp. cit.) called him an "eccentric genius". MAX ZORN: born Hamburg

1906, D. Hamburg 1930; known to hold left- wing views, his chances of

habilitation disappeared in 1933. He emigrated to the USA and started his

academic career there; he is now a professor at Indiana University, Bloomington.

He has made notable contributions especially to set theory, as well as algebra,

ALT: born Vienna ...

Fraenkel {pp. cit.) called him an "eccentric genius". MAX ZORN: born Hamburg

1906, D. Hamburg 1930; known to hold left- wing views, his chances of

habilitation disappeared in 1933. He emigrated to the USA and started his

academic career there; he is now a professor at Indiana University, Bloomington.

He has made notable contributions especially to set theory, as well as algebra,

**group theory**, theory of functions. III. VICTIMS OF THE RACIAL PURGE FRANZALT: born Vienna ...

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Between 1935 and 1966 he published some 135 mathematical papers in many

fields, above all

algebra and

avalanche in the decade before 1933. When the development was brought to an

abrupt halt in that year, it was Baer and a few others who took modern algebra

and

Lately, Baer's activities ...

Between 1935 and 1966 he published some 135 mathematical papers in many

fields, above all

**group theory**. Pinl (I) writes: "The development of the newalgebra and

**group theory**in Germany had gathered momentum like anavalanche in the decade before 1933. When the development was brought to an

abrupt halt in that year, it was Baer and a few others who took modern algebra

and

**group theory**abroad and ensured their new flowering outside Germany.Lately, Baer's activities ...

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development of that theory over the years that his Institute could invariably supply

the mathematical solutions to the problems sent down to him by the colleagues of

the Institute of Theoretical Physics one floor up. His lectures on number theory,

algebra,

10th January 1935 some of the senior postgraduates - Pinl among them -

congratulated him in the lecture theatre on his sixtieth birthday. Replying in

mathematical ...

development of that theory over the years that his Institute could invariably supply

the mathematical solutions to the problems sent down to him by the colleagues of

the Institute of Theoretical Physics one floor up. His lectures on number theory,

algebra,

**group theory**and the theory of invariants attracted large audiences. On10th January 1935 some of the senior postgraduates - Pinl among them -

congratulated him in the lecture theatre on his sixtieth birthday. Replying in

mathematical ...

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