Richard Dagobert Brauer

1901 - 1977

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Brauer became interested in work on group characters. He formulated a method to classify all finite simple groups and spent the rest of his life working on this problem.
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Honours awarded to Richard Brauer
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AMS Colloquium Lecturer1948
AMS Cole Prize in Algebra1949
AMS Cole Prize for algebra1949
Speaker at International Congress1954
American Maths Society President1957 - 1958
LMS Honorary Member1963


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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. J A Green (LMS obituary)
  1. AMS (Classification of finite simple groups) [registration required]
  2. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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