Karl Theodor Wilhelm Weierstrass

1815 - 1897

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Karl Weierstrass is best known for his construction of the theory of complex functions by means of power series.
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Honours awarded to Karl Weierstrass
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Fellow of the Royal Society1881
Royal Society Copley Medal1895
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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. Bellevue College USA
  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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