Diederik Johannes Korteweg

1848 - 1941

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Diederik Korteweg was a Dutch mathematician with wide interests, now best-known as the joint discoverer of the Korteweg-de Vries equation for solitary waves.
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  1. Korteweg-de Vries Institute
  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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