Julius Peter Christian Petersen

1839 - 1910

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Julius Petersen was a Danish mathematician who worked on geometry and graph theory. He is best remembered for the Petersen graph.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (17 books/articles)

A Poster of Julius Petersen

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. The Petersen graph


Other Web sites
  1. Theseus
  1. Odense Denmark (in Danish)

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