Louis Joel Mordell

1888 - 1972

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Mordell is best known for his investigations of equations of the form of y2 = x3 + k which had been studied by Fermat.
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List of References (12 books/articles)

Some Quotations (7)

A Poster of Louis Mordell

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to Louis Mordell
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Fellow of the Royal Society1924
Speaker at International Congress1936
LMS De Morgan Medal1941
LMS President1943 - 1945
LMS Berwick Prize winner1946
Royal Society Sylvester Medal1949


Other Web sites
  1. Acta Arithmetica
  2. AMS (an article by S Lang about a review by Mordell) [registration required]
  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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