Roth, Klaus Friedrich
- Alex May
Roth, Klaus Friedrich (1925–2015), mathematician, was born on 29 October 1925 in Breslau, Germany, the son of Franz Roth (1896–1937), lawyer, and his wife, Mathilde, née Liebrecht (1899–1990), daughter of Bruno Liebrecht and his wife, Jenny, née Guttmann. His father had served in the German army in the First World War, and suffered recurrent ill-health as a result of gas poisoning. Both parents were non-observant Jews. Reading the writing on the wall, the family moved to ...