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Weyl, Hermann Klaus Hugo

Born: 1885 AD
Died: 1955 AD, at 70 years of age.

Nationality: German
Categories: Mathematicians


1885 - Born on November 9th in Elmshorn, near Hamburg, Germany. German American mathematician who, through his widely varied contributions in mathematics, served as a link between pure mathematics and theoretical physics, in particular adding enormously to quantum mechanics and the theory of relativity.

1913-1930 - After serving as chairman of mathematics at Zürich Technische Hochschule, Weyl returned to Göttingen where he filled the chair formerly occupied by Hilbert.

1933 - Weyl emigrated to the United States, and he worked at the Institute for Advanced Study, in Princeton, New Jersey, until his retirement.

1955 - Died on December 8th in Zürich, Switzerland.


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