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Newman [formerly Neumann], Maxwell Herman Alexanderlocked

(1897–1984)
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Newman [formerly Neumann], Maxwell Herman Alexander (1897–1984), mathematician, was born in Chelsea, London, on 7 February 1897. He was the only child of Herman Alexander Neumann, a German working as secretary in a small company, and his wife, Sarah Ann Pike, who was of farming stock and an elementary schoolteacher. In 1908 he went to the ...

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