János Bolyai

1802 - 1860

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János Bolyai was a pioneer of non-Euclidean geometry.
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List of References (27 books/articles)

Some Quotations (3)

A Poster of János Bolyai

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Preface of Elemér Kiss, Mathematical Gems from the Bolyai Chests
  2. Telesvár letter from János to Farkas Bolyai

Honours awarded to János Bolyai
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Lunar featuresCrater Bolyai


Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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