A Short Tale of Two Cities: Otto Schreier and the Hamburg-Vienna Connection

Beham, Bernhard; Sigmund, Karl
June 2008
Mathematical Intelligencer;Summer2008, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p27
Academic Journal
A biography of mathematician Otto Schreier is presented. He was born on March 3, 1901 in Vienna, Austria and sent to a new school with a progressive curriculum emphasizing English. His father was known to be an architect and best for a synagogue. He died at the aged of 28 and left his mark in two mathematical communities that were in the 1920s, including, Hamburg and Vienna.


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