Robert Schlapp

1899 - 1991

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Robert Schlapp studied at Edinburgh and Cambridge universities. He spent his whole career at Edinburgh University teaching mathematics and Physics. He was also interested in the History of Mathematics. He became President of the EMS in 1942 and 1943.
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Honours awarded to Robert Schlapp
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Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Elected 1927
EMS President1942, 1943, 1968


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