Jakob Rosanes, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Jakob Rosanes

German mathematician and chess player

Date of Birth: 16-Aug-1842

Place of Birth: Brody, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 01-Jan-1922

Profession: mathematician, university teacher, chess player

Nationality: Germany

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Jakob Rosanes

  • Jakob Rosanes (also Jacob; 16 August 1842 – 6 January 1922) was a German mathematician who worked on algebraic geometry and invariant theory.
  • He was also a chess master. Rosanes studied at University of Berlin and the University of Breslau.
  • He obtained his doctorate from Breslau (Wroclaw) in 1865 and taught there for the rest of his working life.
  • He became professor in 1876 and rector of the university during the years 1903–1904.Rosanes made significant contributions in Cremona transformations.

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