Lanczos, Cornelius [formerly Kornél Löwy]
- Jennifer L. Atkinson
Lanczos, Cornelius [formerly Kornél Löwy] (1893–1974), mathematician and mathematical physicist, was born on 2 February 1893 in Székesfehérvár, Hungary, the first of four children born to lawyer Károly Löwy (1854–1939) and his wife, Adél Hahn. Lanczos attended a Jewish elementary school and graduated from the local Catholic school in 1910. From 1911 he studied at the ...