Poul Heegaard

1871 - 1948

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Poul Heegaard was a Danish mathematician who (with Max Dehn) was the first to classify compact surfaces.
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List of References (8 books/articles)

A Poster of Poul Heegaard

Mathematicians born in the same country

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  1. Theseus
  2. Odense Denmark (Including a transcript of reference [1])
  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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