References for János Bolyai

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  1. D J Struik, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830900513.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9080524/Janos-Bolyai

Books:

  1. S Barna, Bolyai Janos (Budapest, 1978).
  2. L Dávid, The life and work of the two Bolyais (Hungarian) (Budapest, 1979).
  3. L Nemeth, The two Bolyais, The new Hungarian quarterly 1 (1960).
  4. Geometrische Untersuchungen (Leipzig, 1913).
  5. B Szénássy, History of Mathematics in Hungary until the 20th Century (Berlin-Heidelberg-New York, 1992).
  6. B Szénássy, A magyarországi matematika története (a legrégibb idöktöl a 20. század elejéig) (Budapest, 1970).
  7. B Szénássy, János Bolyai (Hungarian) (Budapest, 1978).
  8. I Tóth, Johann Bolyai : Leben und Werk des grossen Mathematikers (Bukarest, 1955).

Articles:

  1. A C Albu, János Bolyai and the foundations of geometry (Romanian), in Proceedings of Symposium in Geometry (Cluj-Napoca, 1993), 7-23.
  2. G Alexits, The world of János Bolyai (Hungarian), Mat. Lapok 28 (1-3) (1980), 1-9.
  3. M Bier, A Transylvanian lineage, The Mathematical Intelligencer (14) (2) (1992), 52-54.
  4. V F Kagan, The construction of non-Euclidean geometry by Lobachevsky, Gauss and Bolyai (Russian), Proc. Inst. History of Science II (1948), 323-399.
  5. F Kárteszi, The lifework of János Bolyai (Hungarian), Mat. Lapok 27 (1-2) (1976), 59-63.
  6. E Kiss, Fermat's theorem in János Bolyai's manuscripts, Math. Pannon. 6 (2) (1995), 237-242.
  7. Ya A Matviishin, The L'vov period in the life and work of János Bolyai (1830-1832) (Russian), Ocherki Istor. Estestvoznan. Tekhn. 34 (1988), 21-26, 102.
  8. O Mayer, János Bolyai's life and work, in Proceedings of the national colloquium on geometry and topology (Cluj-Napoca, 1982), 12-26.
  9. B Petkancin, Life and scientific works of János Bolyai (Bulgarian), Fiz.-Mat. Spisanie 3 (36) (1960), 113-127.
  10. A Rényi, János Bolyai, a great revolutionist of science (Hungarian), Mat. Lapok 3 (1952), 173-178.
  11. E Sarlóska, János Bolyai, the soldier (Hungarian), Magyar tudományos akadémia matematikai 15 (1965), 341-387.
  12. L Schlesinger, János Bolyai (Hungarian), Math. és Phys. Lapok 12 (9103), 57-88.
  13. B Szénássy, The life of the two Bolyais, and the scientific importance of Tentamen (Hungarian), Mat. Lapok 31 (1-3) (1978/83), 3-14.
  14. B Szénássy, Contributions to the history of the discovery of the two Bolyais (Hungarian), Mat. Lapok 29 (1-3) (1977/81), 71-95.
  15. B Szénássy, Bolyai János (1802-1860) (Hungarian), Mat. Tanitása 1960 (1960), 34-39.
  16. T Toro, János Bolyai and the geometrization of the fundamental physical forces of nature (Romanian), in Proceedings of the János Bolyai Symposium (Cluj-Napoca, 1979), 112-125.
  17. T Weszely, On the mathematical works of János Bolyai left in manuscript (Hungarian), Mat. Lapok 31 (1-3) (1978/83), 29-37.

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