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Mahler, Kurtlocked

(1903–1988)
  • J. W. S. Cassels

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Mahler, Kurt (1903–1988), mathematician, was born on 26 July 1903 in Krefeld in the Prussian Rhineland, with his twin sister, Hilde (d. 1934), the youngest of the eight children of Hermann Mahler (1855–1941) and his wife, Henriette, née Stern (1860–1942). Both parents were from the Jewish community; his father, a printer, owned a small business. The four oldest children died before ...

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