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  1. Paul Epstein biography
    • Epstein did not attempt to emigrate.
    • He was 64 years old and had he emigrated he would have lost all his money except 10 Marks.
    • The Gestapo arrested 30,000 well-off Jews and a condition of their release was that they emigrate.
    • one of his sisters had emigrated earlier and could have supported him.
    • However, Siegel seems to be incorrect in believing that Epstein's sister had already emigrated.
    • She emigrated to England, but this was not until 1941 after Paul Epstein had committed suicide.
    • The Gestapo later claimed that they had only summoned him to get him to sign a document to fix a date on which he would emigrate [',' S L Segal, Mathematicians under the Nazis (Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2003).','2]:- .

  2. Feodor Theilheimer biography
    • Thekla married Bernhard Gutmann in 1926 and they emigrated to Argentina in early 1938 where they remained.
    • Hedwig emigrated to London, England in 1937 and remained there until the war ended when she emigrated to Denver, Colorado, United States where, in 1948, she married Berthold Maier.
    • Richard emigrated to New York City in 1935 where he married Charlotte Strauss in 1937.
    • The position of Jews in Nazi Germany had become quite impossible and his brother Richard Theilheimer had, as we mentioned above, emigrated to the United States in 1935 and was living in New York City.
    • It was Richard who made it possible for his brother Feodor to emigrate to the United States in November 1937 by signing an affidavit.

  3. Ilya Iosifovich Piatetski-Shapiro biography
    • Inna and her son emigrated to Israel in 1973 and in the following year Piatetski-Shapiro also applied to be allowed to emigrate to Israel.
    • Continuing to apply to be allowed the emigrate to Israel, he was successful in 1976 after mathematicians pleaded with the Council of the National Academy of Sciences to use their influence.

  4. Roberto Frucht biography
    • He left his position as an actuary with the Italian Insurance Company in Trieste in 1938 and by early 1939, feeling that his future in Europe was uncertain and seeing that war was inevitable, he decided that he had to emigrate to allow his family to live in peace.
    • Breusch emigrated to Chile in 1936 and found a position at the University Santa Maria in Valparaiso.
    • In 1939 Breusch and his wife Kate (by this time they had married) emigrated to the United States and Breusch wrote to Frucht, by this time working in Buenos Aires, asking him if he would consider the academic position at the University Santa Maria in Valparaiso.

  5. Erich Hans Rothe biography
    • While still in Konigsberg, Szegő wrote to Richard Brauer who was in Princeton asking him if he could help Rothe emigrate to the United States.
    • Brauer talked to Oswald Veblen who suggested that Rothe might be better trying to emigrate to the Soviet Union.
    • Later in 1937 Rothe and his family emigrated to the United States.

  6. Ernst Hellinger (1883-1950)
    • The Gestapo arrested 30,000 well-off Jews and a condition of their release was that they emigrate.
    • He was released from the Dachau camp after six weeks on condition that he emigrate immediately.
    • He emigrated to the United States in late February 1939.

  7. Oskar Bolza biography
    • He spent the winter of 1887-88 in England improving his English, then emigrated to the United State in 1888.
    • There he met Newcomb who told Bolza that had he known that he was intending to emigrate to the United States he would have strongly advised against it.

  8. Charles Weatherburn biography
    • At that time he decided to emigrate to Australia but continued to work at the Midland Railway Workshops until he emigrated on Brunel's "SS Great Britain" on 17 December 1871.

  9. Max Dehn biography
    • The Gestapo arrested 30,000 well-off Jews and a condition of their release was that they emigrate.
    • In October 1940 the Dehns emigrated to the USA, travelling from Norway to Stockholm in Sweden, then on to Moscow in Russia from where they took the trans-Siberian train to Vladivostok.

  10. Beppo Levi biography
    • In October 1939 Levi, with his wife and two daughters, left Italy and emigrated to Argentina.
    • His son Giulio, who was a biologist, emigrated to Palestine at this time.
    • Levi and his wife Albina made many visits to Italy after they emigrated to Argentina, and it was in Italy that Albina died in 1951.

  11. Isaac Schoenberg biography
    • Isaac's mother Rachel was a frequent speaker at Zionist meetings while his father Jacob trained young boys and girls in farming techniques so that they could emigrate to Palestine and farm there.
    • Five months later Schoenberg's father-in-law Edmund Landau died and his mother-in-law Marianne Landau (1886-1963), a daughter of Paul Ehrlich (Nobel Laureate and founder of Chemotherapy), emigrated to the USA and joined them in Waterville.

  12. Kurt Friedrichs biography
    • Lewy had left Germany as soon as Hitler came to power, and soon Courant was dismissed from his post and was forced to emigrate to the United States.
    • Friedrichs visited Courant in New York in the summer of 1935, officially to work with him on the second volume of Courant-Hilbert, but in fact mainly to see if it might be possible for him to emigrate.
    • He began to make plans to emigrate, but he did not tell even his parents so that they could truthfully say that they were unaware of what he was about to do if questioned after he had left.

  13. Israel Gohberg biography
    • By 1969 Gohberg had made the decision to try to emigrate to Israel but only after great difficulty, and a long wait, did Gohberg and his family obtain the visa necessary for them to leave.
    • After obtaining the visa in 1974, he emigrated to Israel.

  14. Hans Hamburger biography
    • I want to emigrate, but because I am a Jew, it is only possible if I get permission for this from my superiors.
    • Hamburger shortly thereafter changed his request to emigrate to the Netherlands.
    • In 1940 he tried to emigrate but had left it too late.

  15. Dorothy Wrinch biography
    • Her offer, however, was rejected and this led to her deciding to emigrate to the United States where she was appointed as a visiting lecturer in chemistry at Johns Hopkins University.
    • By the time that Wrinch had emigrated to the United States her marriage had been dissolved (this happened in 1938).

  16. Luis Antonio Santaló biography
    • He decided to emigrate to Argentina, and arrived in the port of Buenos Aires on 12 October 1939.
    • Beppo Levi had emigrated to Argentina with his wife and two daughters to take up the position as head of the new Mathematical Institute of the National University of the Littoral.

  17. Yakov Davydovich Tamarkin biography
    • Yakov Davydovich Tamarkin (known after he emigrated to the United States as J D Tamarkin or Jacob David Tamarkin) was born into a wealthy family.
    • In 1925, feeling uneasy in the new political situation in Russia because he came from a well-off family, he decided to emigrate to the United States.

  18. Otto Szász biography
    • Szasz, like many others, left Germany and emigrated to the United States in 1933.
    • In fact his most notable research was done before he emigrated to the United States, but this was not too surprising since he was in his fiftieth year when he emigrated.

  19. Yitz Herstein biography
    • However, he was a scholarly man who wanted a good education for his sons and, in 1926 he emigrated to Canada where he settled in Winnipeg.
    • Mindel and the two sons remained in Poland for two years after Jacob had emigrated, then the family were reunited in Winnipeg.
    • Jacob had emigrated to be able to give his family a better life, and most of all a better education.

  20. Robert Remak biography
    • The Gestapo arrested 30,000 well-off Jews and a condition of their release was that they emigrate.
    • Remak was put into the Sachsenhausen concentration camp near Berlin and his wife made strenuous attempts to obtain an affidavit which would allow them to emigrate to the United States.
    • Despite having failed to obtain permission to emigrate to the United States, Remak was released after over eight weeks in the concentration camp after his wife organised that he go to Amsterdam.

  21. John West biography
    • His mother had died in 1777 and since both his brothers Stewart and Maurice West had emigrated to Jamaica, it left John as the eldest son responsible for supporting his sisters.
    • By this time two of his four sisters had already emigrated to Jamaica and the two sisters who had remained in Scotland now emigrated with John West.

  22. Fritz Noether biography
    • He emigrated to the Soviet Union in 1933 and was appointed as professor at the Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics in the University of Tomsk.
    • His German pension which he had managed to retain, was immediately cancelled when he emigrated.
    • Of course when Noether had emigrated to Russia his wife and two sons had gone with him.

  23. Heinrich Maschke biography
    • Maschke thought he had better have qualifications to enter some other profession otherwise he might emigrate to the United States and end up there as a school teacher - the profession he had now decided to give up.
    • In 1891 Maschke emigrated to the United States and worked for a year with the Western Electrical Instrument Company, Newark, New Jersey.

  24. William Feller (1906-1970)
    • Feller and his wife emigrated to the United States in 1939 and he became an associate professor of mathematics at Brown University, in Providence Rhode Island.
    • Feller became an American citizen in 1944, and in the following year accepted a professorship at Cornell University where he became a colleague and friend of Mark Kac who had emigrated to the United States in similar circumstances to Feller.

  25. Paul Halmos biography
    • So in 1924 Paul's father emigrated to the United States, leaving Paul and his two elder brothers in Budapest.
    • The information that Paul came to the United States in 1929 after his father became an American citizen comes from his own account of his life but the 1930 Census states that Paul Halmos emigrated to the United States in 1924.

  26. Margaret Hilary Ashworth Millington biography
    • The year in the United States had been highly significant for Atkin who emigrated to the United States in 1970 to take up a position in the University of Arizona.
    • By a tragic coincidence, Oliver Atkin's wife Raynor had died a couple of years earlier in the first year after they emigrated.

  27. Tommaso Boggio biography
    • His wife is said to have been of little support to him, a daughter died during World War II and his second son died at the age of 46 (the first son emigrated to Argentina), leaving him to care for his daughter-in-law and two grandchildren.
    • His first son, Mario, was an engineer and emigrated with his family to Argentina.

  28. Alec Aitken biography
    • Alec's mother, Elizabeth Towers, emigrated with her family to New Zealand from Wolverhampton, England, when she was eight years old.
    • Alexander Aitken, Alec's grandfather on his father's side, had emigrated from Lanarkshire in Scotland to Otago in New Zealand in 1868, and began farming near Dunedin.

  29. Irving Reiner biography
    • Max Reiner was born in Austria and emigrated to the United States in 1907 when he was twenty-two years old.
    • His wife Molly was born in Russia and also emigrated to the United States in 1907.

  30. Hans Reichenbach (1891-1953)
    • Having signed a five year contract for his Turkish position, he emigrated to the United States at its termination in 1938.
    • Among other works, published after he emigrated, are Elements of Symbolic Logic (1947) and The Rise of Scientific Philosophy (1951).

  31. Volodymyr Petryshyn biography
    • In 1950 he emigrated from Germany to the United States and completed his education there, living in Paterson, New Jersey.
    • Arcadia was born in Roznoshentsi near Zbarazh in the Ukraine, and emigrated with her parents to the United States in 1949, living in New York.

  32. Lee Lorch biography
    • Adolph born in Germany, emigrated to the United States in 1887, and was naturalised 1900.
    • Florence's family emigrated from Alsace-Lorraine and she became a schoolteacher.

  33. Jacob Levitzki biography
    • In 1912 his family emigrated to Palestine, and Jacob and his brother Asher were educated there.
    • Benjamin Amira, also known as Binyamin Amira, was born in 1896 in what is now the Ukraine and emigrated with his family to Palestine in 1910, two years before the Levitzki family.

  34. William Birnbaum biography
    • Birnbaum continued to work for the firm while the receiver attempted to find a buyer, but he decided that, given the political situation in Germany, he should emigrate [',' W A Woyczynski, Seeking Birnbaum, or nine lives of a mathematician, Math.
    • The anti-Semitic policies of the Nazis had forced Felix Bernstein to emigrate and he was, by this time, professor of biometry at New York University.

  35. Mitchell Feigenbaum biography
    • Mitchell Feigenbaum's father is Abraham Joseph Feigenbaum, an analytic chemist whose parents had emigrated from a town near Warsaw in Poland to the United States.
    • Mitchell's (or Mitch's as he is known) mother is Mildred Sugar whose parents emigrated to the United States from Kiev.

  36. Richard Bellman biography
    • Both sides of the family came from Jewish descent, with both John Bellman's father having emigrated from Russia and Pearl Saffian's father having emigrated from Poland.

  37. Richard Feynman biography
    • Melville was born into a Jewish family in Minsk, Belarus, and emigrated with his parents to the United States when he was five years old.
    • Lucille's father had emigrated from Poland and her mother also came from a family of Polish immigrants.

  38. Aurel Wintner (1903-1958)
    • Aurel Wintner's father, Eduard Wintner, was a businessman who had lived in Rotterdam and has emigrated to Budapest while his mother, Charlotte Eugenie Hirshfeld, was from Vienna.
    • Of these monographs six were published after he emigrated to the United States.

  39. Terence Tao biography
    • Billy and Grace met while they were studying at the University of Hong Kong and they emigrated to Australia in 1972.
    • Grace Tao taught physics, chemistry, science and mathematics in various secondary schools in Hong Kong before she emigrated to Australia and, once in Australia, also taught in secondary schools there.

  40. Marina Ratner biography
    • After applying for a visa to emigrate to Israel, Ratner was dismissed from her position at the Engineering School in 1970.
    • She was able to emigrate to Israel where she was employed as a lecturer at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem from 1971 to 1974, then in the Pre-academic School of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1974-75.

  41. Gene Golub biography
    • Bernice was from Latvia and emigrated to the United States in 1923, going to Chicago where her sister lived.
    • Nathan was from Zhitomir in the Ukraine and he also emigrated to the United States in 1923, also going to Chicago where he had a brother.

  42. Louise Szmir Hay biography
    • The reader may well ask at this point - who is Louise Szmir? Is this not a biography of Louise Schmir Hay? Szmir is not a misprint, rather Szmir was the Polish-Jewish family name which she got through her father who had emigrated to France from Poland between the wars.
    • In 1946 Samuel and Eva, together with their three children, emigrated to the United States.

  43. Benjamin Franklin Finkel biography
    • John Philip Finkel had been born in Frederick, Maryland, into a family that had emigrated from England around the middle of the 18th century.
    • The Kiblers, with one son, emigrated to America in 1853 where they had four more children.

  44. Felix Hausdorff (1868-1942)
    • Although as early as 1932 he sensed the oncoming calamity of Nazism he made no attempt to emigrate while it was still possible.
    • Certainly he wanted to continue research and wished to emigrate for in 1939 he wrote to Courant asking if he could find a research fellowship for him.

  45. Aryeh Dvoretzky biography
    • Aryeh was born in Khorol, a town roughly half way between Kiev and Kharkov, and he spent the first six years of his life there before his family emigrated to Palestine in 1922.
    • Fekete was a Hungarian mathematician who had emigrated to Palestine in 1928 and was promoted to a professor at the Hebrew University in the following year.

  46. Mischa Cotlar biography
    • In 1928 the Cotlar family, who were Jewish, emigrated from the Ukraine, forced out by the Bolshevik revolution, and arrived in Montevideo.
    • He was a friend of Rey Pastor and in October 1939 he emigrated to Argentina to be the director of the recently founded mathematical institute at the Universidad del Litoral in Rosario.

  47. Abraham Wald (1902-1950)
    • After Wald emigrated to the United States he met Lucille Lang and the two were married.

  48. Argelia Velez-Rodriguez biography
    • Velez-Rodriguez emigrated from Cuba to the United States in 1962.

  49. Gordon Preston biography
    • He had been offered the chair of mathematics in this new university just outside Melbourne in 1963 and emigrated to Australia in the year to take up the position.

  50. Walter Gröbli biography
    • The oldest son Arnold emigrated to the United States in 1876, where he refined his father's invention.

  51. Bernard Bolzano biography
    • Bernard Bolzano senior, the father of the subject of this biography, was born in the north of Italy and had emigrated to Prague.

  52. Philip Stein biography
    • In 1897 the Stein family emigrated to Cape Colony in South Africa.

  53. Donald Higman biography
    • At the time of the 1901 census he was living in Newquay, Cornwall, England, but in 1906 the family emigrated to Canada.

  54. Ernest Wilczynski (1876-1932)
    • Then his family emigrated to the United States and settled in Chicago.

  55. Emil Post (1897-1954)
    • The family emigrated to the United States in May 1904 looking for a better life, and set up home in New York.

  56. Magnus Wenninger biography
    • His parents were both born in Germany and had emigrated to the United States, settling in Wisconsin.

  57. Hans Lewy biography
    • On 30 January 1933 Hitler came to power and Lewy realised that he could not remain in Germany and that he had to emigrate.

  58. Max Zorn biography
    • Zorn emigrated to the United States and was appointed a Sterling Fellow at Yale University.

  59. Aleksei Vasilevich Pogorelov biography
    • Research on "geometry in the large" had begun in Russia when Stefan Cohn-Vossen, who had worked closely with Hilbert, emigrated there to escape from the Nazis.

  60. Menahem Schiffer biography
    • He undertook research, advised by Michael Fekete who had emigrated from Hungary in 1928 and was a professor at the Hebrew University and Director of the University's Einstein Institute of Mathematics.

  61. Arne Beurling biography
    • Then, in 1954 he emigrated permanently to the United States and became a professor at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton.

  62. Louis Mordell (1888-1972)
    • Phineas had emigrated to Philadelphia in the United States in 1881 and there he had worked very hard, having jobs such as a nightwatchman during the night and as a teacher during the day, while he earned the necessary money to bring his sisters and Annie, his wife to be, to the United States.

  63. Theodor Estermann biography
    • In 1914 World War I began and the Estermann family emigrated from Germany to Palestine where they settled in Jerusalem.

  64. Alfred Brauer biography
    • Brauer was still in Berlin hoping to be allowed to emigrate in 1938 but there were problems on all sides.

  65. Abraham Fraenkel (1891-1965)
    • It was during these years that Abraham Robinson, who had emigrated from the United States to Palestine when a high school pupil in 1933, was his student.

  66. James Joseph Sylvester (1814-1897)
    • The reason was that his eldest brother decided at this time to emigrate to the United States and he was required to have at least three names before he was allowed to gain residence.

  67. Abraham de Moivre (1667-1754)
    • It is unclear how long he was kept there, since Roman Catholic biographers indicate that soon after this he emigrated to England while his Protestant biographers say that he was imprisoned until 27 April 1688 after which he travelled to England.

  68. Raoul Bott biography
    • After Bott spent a year in England, the family emigrated to Canada where he prepared for university entrance during a year of study in Ontario.

  69. Jacob Bronowski (1908-1974)
    • When Russia occupied Poland during World War I Bronowski's family emigrated to Germany where they lived until the war ended.

  70. Evgenii B Dynkin biography
    • In 1976 Dynkin emigrated to the United States but, as explained in [',' M I Freidlin, E B Dynkin, in The Dynkin Festschrift, Markov Processes and their Applications (Boston 1994), ix-xvi.','4], this was a brave move:- .

  71. Ernst Straus biography
    • There he was taught by Motzkin who later emigrated to the United States and undertook joint work with Straus which we will discuss below.

  72. Fritz (Friedrich) Bützberger biography
    • Ulrico Hoepli (1847-1935) was a Swiss bookseller who emigrated to Milan.

  73. Lois Griffiths biography
    • Frederick Griffiths was born in Wales and had emigrated to the United States in 1880.

  74. Max Born biography
    • For the next few years he and his wife devoted much effort to giving help and advice to others from Germany and Austria who had to emigrate.

  75. Raphaël Salem (1898-1963)
    • Salem left England in the autumn of 1940 and emigrated to the United States where he settled in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

  76. Ernest Corominas i Vigneaux biography
    • However, his position at the CSIC left him very disappointed and, in 1960, he decided to emigrate to Caracas in Venezuela.

  77. Kenneth Appel biography
    • Irwin Appel was born in Russia but emigrated to the United States.

  78. Emilie Martin biography
    • His parents, Thomas Martin and Agnes Thornley, were both born in Bolton, England, and emigrated to the United States.

  79. Rafael Artzy biography
    • Although he was preparing to leave, Artzy still had to get permission to emigrate to Palestine (see [',' R Siegmund-Schultze, Mathematicians fleeing from Nazi Germany: individual fates and global impact (Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2009).','1]):- .

  80. Tadashi Nakayama biography
    • [After Nakayama's early death, many felt that this doctor was to blame for covering up his tuberculosis at a young age.] It was in September 1937 that Nakayama arrived in Princeton and there he met a number of leading algebraists such as Hermann Weyl, Emil Artin who had just emigrated to the United States, and Claude Chevalley who arrived in Princeton in 1938.

  81. Hillel Furstenberg biography
    • Problems for Jewish people became increasingly difficult over the first few years of Hillel's life and, in 1939, shortly before the start of World War II in the autumn of that year, the Furstenberg family emigrated to the United States.

  82. Marjorie Senechal biography
    • Her father was Abraham Wikler, born in New York on 12 October 1910, the son of the Jewish butcher Isaac Wikler who had emigrated from the Ukraine, and his wife Clara.

  83. Vladimir Abramovich Rokhlin biography
    • Their son Vladimir, who became a leading mathematician and computer scientist, emigrated to the United States where he became a professor at Yale and was elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

  84. Hildegard Ille biography
    • Later in 1937 Rothe-Ille, her husband and her son emigrated to the United States.

  85. Jacob Wolfowitz (1910-1981)
    • Jacob Wolfowitz's father emigrated to the USA in 1914 and Jacob joined him in 1920 when he was ten years old.

  86. Christian Doppler (1803-1853)
    • This was a period of sadness and great difficulty for Doppler and it is not surprising that he decided to give up the unequal struggle and emigrate to America.

  87. Emil Artin biography
    • In 1937 he emigrated to the United States and taught at various universities there.

  88. Jürgen Moser biography
    • After this Moser emigrated to the United States.

  89. Irving Kaplansky biography
    • Irving Kaplansky's parents were Polish and he was born shortly after they had emigrated to Canada.

  90. Lai-Sang Young biography
    • She emigrated to the United States where she began her higher education.

  91. Karl Gräffe (1799-1873)
    • Dietrich Graffe emigrated to America, leaving Karl to run the family jewellery business.

  92. Guido Fubini (1879-1943)
    • They emigrated to the United States immediately, although Fubini himself was in rather poor health by this time.

  93. Florian Cajori biography
    • Cajori emigrated to the United States in 1875 when he was sixteen years old.

  94. Joram Lindenstrauss biography
    • When the Nazis came to power in Germany in 1933 with their extreme anti-Semitic policies, the Jewish couple Bruno and Ilse Lindenstrauss emigrated to Palestine.

  95. Virgil Snyder biography
    • It was Johannes Schneider who emigrated from Germany to the USA in 1777, settling in Pennsylvania.

  96. Hubert Wall biography
    • Wall was able to arrange a temporary position for Hellinger at Northwestern University and he was released from the Dachau camp after six weeks on condition that he emigrate immediately [',' A C Lewis, Short Biography of H S Wall, in Creative Mathematics (Mathematical Association of America, 2009), xvii-xx.','3]:- .

  97. Leo Moser biography
    • Although he was born in Austria, his parents emigrated to Canada when he was a child.

  98. Christian Adolph Mayer (1839-1908)
    • In fact the Mayer family had lived in Leipzig for several generations having emigrated from St Gallen in the seventeenth century.

  99. Tom Apostol biography
    • Emmanouil Apostolopoulos was a Greek whose two brothers had emigrated to the United States to work in the mines in Montana.

  100. André Weil (1906-1998)
    • His mother, Salomea Reinherz (1879-1965) known as Selma, came from a family of Russian Jews who had emigrated to Austria, while his father, Bernard Bernhard Weil (1872-1955), was a medical doctor whose family had lived in Strasbourg, Alsace.

  101. Grigori Yakovlevich Perelman biography
    • While Perelman was in the United States in 1992, his mother stayed with friends in New York, his father had earlier emigrated to Israel, and Perelman's young sister Lena was still being educated in St Petersburg (Leningrad returned to its original name of St Petersburg in 1991).

  102. Mollie Orshansky biography
    • Mollie Orshansky's parents, Samuel and Fannie Orshansky, lived in the Ukraine but poverty had encouraged them to seek a better life and they had emigrated to the United States, settling in the Bronx.

  103. John Coates biography
    • John Coates' mother, Beryl L Lee, was from an Irish family that had emigrated to Australia following the Irish potato famine of 1845-50.

  104. Gavin Brown biography
    • In 1975 Brown and his family emigrated to Australia when he accepted the Chair of Pure Mathematics at the University of New South Wales.

  105. Kathleen McNulty Antonelli biography
    • Kathleen McNulty was born in Ireland but emigrated to the United States as a young child.

  106. Norbert Wiener (1894-1964)
    • This profession seemed only a little more interesting to him than the medical profession, and he emigrated to the United States having first landed in England.

  107. Asger Aaboe biography
    • He remained there until 1952 when he emigrated to the United States on being offered a position as Instructor in Mathematics at Tufts University near Boston.

  108. Jason J Nassau biography
    • Jason J Nassau emigrated to the United States in his youth.

  109. Edith Hirsch Luchins biography
    • Edith Hirsch was brought up in Poland for the first six years of her life then, in 1928, her family emigrated to the United States.

  110. Thomas Bromwich (1875-1929)
    • Thomas was born at Queen's Square, Wolverhampton, and he began his schooling in that town before his parents emigrated to South Africa.

  111. Vera Pless biography
    • Her parents were Jewish Russians who had emigrated to the United States and were keen to make sure that their daughter had all the educational benefits that the United States had to offer.

  112. Emanuel Lasker biography
    • In 1933, being Jewish, Lasker was forced to emigrate and went to England where he lived until 1935.

  113. Louis Karpinski (1878-1956)
    • Both had emigrated to the United States, Henry being nineteen years of age when he started a new life in Rochester, New York.

  114. Abram Naumovich Trakhtman biography
    • In 1992 he was able to leave the USSR and emigrate to Israel following the breakup of the former Soviet Union.

  115. Felix Bernstein biography
    • Bernstein then managed to emigrate with his family to the United States, since the anthropologist Franz Boas had obtained funds to support him for a year at Columbia University and had the agreement of the university that they would offer him a permanent position at the end of the year.

  116. Leone Burton biography
    • The Gold family were Jewish and seeing the very public displays of anti-Semitism in Germany, and fearing these would spread across the whole of Europe, they left Scotland and emigrated to Australia.

  117. Thomas Cherry biography
    • Thomas Cherry's father, also named Thomas Cherry, was born in Gisborne, Victoria, Australia, although his father, Edward Cherry, had been born in England and had emigrated to Australia in 1855.

  118. Louis Auslander biography
    • Both Charles Auslander and Ida emigrated to the United States in 1907 when they were babies.

  119. Uriel Rothblum biography
    • The Zionists continued to exist after the creation of the state of Israel, however, and the Rothblum family were involved with them, by that time working to assist Jews who were persecuted in their own countries to emigrate to Israel.

  120. Fritz John biography
    • The University of Kentucky at Lexington offered John an appointment as assistant professor in 1935 and he emigrated to the United States becoming naturalised in 1941.

  121. Howard Van Amringe biography
    • Howard's paternal grandfather Lionel Van Amringe was born in Rotterdam, served under Frederick the Great, married Elizabeth Oborne, a Hampshire woman, in London and emigrated from Holland to the United States in 1791.

  122. Thomas Craig biography
    • Alexander Craig was a mining engineer who had emigrated from Scotland and was working in the coal mining industry of Luzerne county.

  123. Thomas Scott Fiske biography
    • emigrated to St Louis about 1848.

  124. Witold Hurewicz (1904-1956)
    • His brother Stefan also emigrated to the United States via the Philippines in January 1941.

  125. Walter Rudin biography
    • He returned to England, but the rest of his family were able to emigrate to the United States after the war ended.

  126. William Youden (1900-1971)
    • For five years they lived in Dover, then when Youden was seven they emigrated to the United States.

  127. Jack Warga biography
    • His given name was originally Yitzhak, and only after he emigrated to the United States did he begin to use the name Jack.

  128. Horst Tietz biography
    • He learnt much from both Hecke and Zassenhaus but by the summer of 1946 Hecke had become too ill to lecture and Zassenhaus was preparing to emigrate.

  129. Peter Lax biography
    • The road that Hungary was taking was clear to the Lax family so Henry and Klara arranged through the American consul to emigrate to the United States.

  130. Mary Lee Wheat Gray biography
    • Three of Mary's grandparents had been born in Nebraska, while the fourth had emigrated to Nebraska from Germany.

  131. Edmund Landau (1877-1938)
    • His widow continued to receive a pension but in March 1939 she was informed that her pension would be terminated if she emigrated to the United States.

  132. John Henry Michell biography
    • John and Grace Michell were married on 21 April 1853 in Tavistock, Devon and, in the following year, they emigrated to Port Phillip, Australia.

  133. Abraham Seidenberg biography
    • She left Italy with the other members of her family in 1938 after racial persecution and they emigrated to the United States.

  134. Henry Scheffé (1907-1977)
    • They were both German, born to German parents, they were both originally from Alsace, but had emigrated to the United States in 1901 and 1902 respectively.

  135. Hans Reichardt biography
    • Otto Szasz, however, had been dismissed from his post and had emigrated to the United States.

  136. Hermann Arthur Jahn biography
    • Friedrich Jahn was born in Germany but emigrated to England in 1890 where he married Marion May Curtiss (born 4 May 1876 in Gainsbrough) in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, in October 1897.

  137. James Glenie (1750-1817)
    • However Glenie chose to resign his commission in the army as a consequence of this dispute and emigrated with his wife and children to New Brunswick, Canada.

  138. Samuel Karlin biography
    • Although Samuel Karlin was born in Poland, his family emigrated to the United States when he was two months old.

  139. Richard Hamming biography
    • Trjitzinsky, a Russian by birth, emigrated to the United States in the 1920s and was a professor of Mathematics at the University of Illinois from 1934 to 1969.

  140. Gertrude Blanch biography
    • Her father emigrated to the United States with the intention of having his wife and the younger children follow him in due course.

  141. Saharon Shelah biography
    • He emigrated to Palestine in 1921 and studied at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in the late 1920s.

  142. Maurice Auslander biography
    • Both Charles Auslander and Ida emigrated to the United States in 1907 when they were babies.

  143. Theodore Samuel Motzkin biography
    • Motzkin emigrated to the United States in 1948 and there he spent two years at Harvard and Boston College.

  144. Ralph James biography
    • Ralph James spent the early years of his life in England, then went to Vancouver in Canada when his parents emigrated.

  145. Walter Hayman biography
    • He emigrated to Britain in 1938, and it will come as no surprise to learn that his son Walter was sent to Scotland to be educated at Gordonstoun School.

  146. Israil Gelfand biography
    • In that same year, 1990, he emigrated to the United States where he became Distinguished Visiting Professor at Rutgers.

  147. Alexander Grothendieck biography
    • Let us note at this point that Maidi survived the war and eventually emigrated to the United States.

  148. Nathan Jacobson biography
    • When Nathan was five years old his father emigrated to the United States leaving his family behind in Warsaw until he had earned sufficient money for them to make the trip.

  149. Alexander Pell biography
    • Degaev and his wife Liubov went first to London, then emigrated to the United States in 1886.

  150. Rudolf Kalman biography
    • Rudolf Kalman emigrated to the United States where he studied electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

  151. Harry Bateman biography
    • Bateman emigrated to the United States in 1910 having published four papers in 1909 and seventeen papers in 1910.

  152. Hilda Geiringer biography
    • Neyman, who himself had emigrated to the United States, wrote a report on Geiringer in April 1940, shortly after she arrived from Turkey.

  153. Samuel Eilenberg biography
    • In 1939 Eilenberg's father convinced him that the right course of action was to emigrate to the United States.

  154. Roman Stanislaw Ingarden biography
    • The city was captured by the Soviet forces in July 1944 and Poles were encouraged to emigrate to Poland, sometimes after being arrested and forced to agree to leave.

  155. George Dantzig biography
    • They married and emigrated to the United States, settling in Oregon.

  156. Francis Murnaghan biography
    • They were Irish, but George had emigrated to the United States where he had made money building houses and as the keeper of a livery stable in St Louis, Missouri.

  157. Stefan Cohn-Vossen biography
    • Later, still in 1934, he emigrated to Russia and under his influence a school of "geometry in the large" was set up in Moscow and Leningrad.

  158. Richard Varga biography
    • Richard Varga's parents were both Hungarians who had emigrated to the United States and settled in Cleveland.

  159. Edward Kasner biography
    • They emigrated to the United States in the late 1860s, settling in New York.

  160. Leonard Carlitz biography
    • Michael, whose original name was Mordechai Karelitz, and Anna had both emigrated to the United States with their parents, the Carlitz family in 1891 and the Schneyer family in 1894.

  161. Hans Blichfeldt biography
    • Looking for a better life and to escape the poverty which they lived in, Hans's family decided to emigrate to the United States when he was 15 years of age.

  162. Éamon de Valera biography
    • Eamon de Valera's parents were Juan Vivion de Valera, a sculptor who had emigrated from Cuba, and Catherine Coll, an Irish immigrant to the United States.

  163. Vladimir Drinfeld biography
    • He continued to live in Kharkov until 1998 when he emigrated to the United States.

  164. François Arago biography
    • Jean Arago (1788-1836) emigrated to North America and had a military career; Jacques Etienne Victor Arago (1799-1855) took part in the voyage of l'Uranie led by Louis de Freycinet to conduct magnetic and oceanographic researches in the Pacific; and Etienne Vincent de Arago (1802-1892) was an author and dramatist.

  165. Mary Newson biography
    • Thomas Winston had been born in Wales but had come to the United States at the age of two years when his parents emigrated.

  166. George Miller (1863-1951)
    • George Miller's parents were Mary Sittler and Nathan Miller who was descended from Christian Miller who emigrated to the United States from Switzerland around 1720.

  167. Edgar Raymond Lorch biography
    • In 1916 Henry Lorch emigrated to the United States, leaving his family behind until he was settled.

  168. George G Lorentz biography
    • Although mathematically his time in Germany was very fruitful, nevertheless the family planned to emigrate which they did in 1949.

  169. Robert Edward Bowen biography
    • Emery Bowen was the son of Wilfred Farmer Bowen and Ethel Blanche Jane Emery who had both emigrated to the United States from Abergavenny in Wales and worked as cooks on the railways.

  170. Alfred Pringsheim (1850-1941)
    • In exchange, Pringsheim and his wife were allowed to emigrate to Switzerland.

  171. Petre Sergescu biography
    • She had emigrated to France in 1914 and, in 1918, she had been awarded a doctorate by the University of Paris for her thesis Les poetes latins-polonais (jusqu'en 1589) Ⓣ.

  172. Joseph Kruskal biography
    • Lillian was born in New York but her father had emigrated from Poland.

  173. Ida Rhodes biography
    • In 1913 her parents emigrated to the United States and, on entering that country, she adopted the name Ida Itzkowitz.

  174. Eizens Leimanis biography
    • For a while Leimanis taught at the Baltics University in Hamburg but in 1949 he emigrated to Canada, becoming professor at Columbia University in Vancouver.

  175. Benoit Mandelbrot biography
    • Mandelbrot's family emigrated to France in 1936 and his uncle Szolem Mandelbrojt, who was Professor of Mathematics at the College de France and the successor of Hadamard in this post, took responsibility for his education.

  176. Otto Toeplitz (1881-1940)
    • My father was very happy to have the opportunity to emigrate to Palestine (as it then was) in 1939 and to be able to help in the building up of Jerusalem University.

  177. Ian Sneddon biography
    • He was from a Scottish family that had emigrated to Arizona in the United States with the hopes of finding gold.

  178. Michael Artin biography
    • When Michael was three years old, in 1937, Emil lost his position at the University of Hamburg and decided to emigrate to the United States for the sake of his wife and children.

  179. Charles Tinseau (1748-1822)
    • On the fall of the Bastille in 1789, Louis-Joseph, Duc de Bourbon and Prince of Conde was one of the first princes to emigrate and he established himself at Worms in 1791.

  180. Earle Raymond Hedrick biography
    • Simon Hedrick was born in Violet, Fairfield county, Ohio and came from a Dutch family who had emigrated to Pennsylvania around 1670.

  181. Paul Butzer biography
    • Once in Arnhem he contacted Ludwig Loewy, a friend who had emigrated to England three years earlier.

  182. Joan Sylvia Lyttle Birman biography
    • George was born in Russia, brought up in Liverpool, England, and had emigrated to the United States when he was seventeen years of age.

  183. Nikolai Vladimirovich Efimov biography
    • The year 1934 when Efimov graduated, was highly significant for geometry research in Russia, for late in that year Stefan Cohn-Vossen emigrated there to escape from the Nazis in Germany.

  184. Boris Trakhtenbrot biography
    • He worked there until December 1980 when he left and emigrated to Israel.

  185. Leonard Jimmie Savage (1917-1971)
    • Louis Ogashevitz, who was in the real estate business, was born in Detroit in 1897 to parents who had emigrated to the United States from Russia.

  186. Hideo Tanaka biography
    • L A Zadeh was born in Baku, Azerbaijan, in 1921 and emigrated to the United States in 1943.

  187. Michael Fekete biography
    • Fekete emigrated in 1928 when he became a lecturer at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

  188. William Whyburn biography
    • Thomas Whyburn had been born in Devonshire, England, but had emigrated with his family to the United States when he was two years old.

  189. Francesco Severi (1879-1961)
    • However, he emigrated to Buenos Aires cutting himself off completely from the family.

  190. Julius Weingarten (1836-1910)
    • Julius Weingarten was born in Germany, but his family were Polish and had emigrated to Germany.

  191. Finlay Freundlich (1885-1964)
    • He resigned from his position in Potsdam and emigrated to Turkey.

  192. Hermann Kober biography
    • Hardy helped him obtain a research grant at Birmingham University and he and his family emigrated to England in 1939 just before the outbreak of World War II.

  193. Herman Chernoff biography
    • They were both Jewish, had been born and brought up in Russia, and had emigrated to New York.

  194. Peter Ladislaw Hammer biography
    • After two years in Israel, Hammer and his wife emigrated to Canada where he was appointed to the University of Montreal.

  195. Fabian Franklin biography
    • The family had emigrated from Hungary to Philadelphia in the United States in 1857.

  196. Pavel Tichy biography
    • Not surprisingly he chose not to return to serve his sentence and, in 1970, emigrated with his family to New Zealand.

  197. Karl Menger biography
    • Rudolf Carnap, one of Menger's colleagues in the Vienna Circle, had also emigrated to the United States and had set up the Chicago Circle.

  198. Richard Tapia biography
    • He was born into an Hispanic American family with his father Amado Tapia emigrating to the United States from Nayarit in Central Mexico, while his mother Magda emigrated from Chihuahua in Northern Mexico.

  199. Martha Betz Shapley biography
    • Martha Betz's family had emigrated from Hannover, Germany, to the United States in the 19th century.

  200. David Foulis biography
    • All five brothers emigrated to the United States.

  201. Valentina Mikhailovna Borok biography
    • In 1994, a grave illness forced Valentina to urgently retire and emigrate to Israel, as the necessary medical treatment was unavailable in Ukraine.

  202. Ward Cheney biography
    • Schatten was a Polish Jew who had obtained a Master's Degree from Lwow University in 1933 (Lwow is now Lviv in Ukraine) and then emigrated to the United States.

  203. Charles Fox biography
    • He emigrated to Canada in 1949 to take up an appointment at McGill University.

  204. William Moser biography
    • They married there and their oldest child Leo was born in Vienna in 1921, before they emigrated to Canada.

  205. Steven Orszag biography
    • Alex (born 1876) and Regina (born 1886) emigrated to the United States in 1903 and settled in Manhattan, New York City.

  206. William Prager biography
    • The outbreak of war in 1939 was distressing to Prager and the German advances by 1940 made him decide that he would be best placed if he could emigrate to the United States.

  207. Isadore Singer biography
    • They emigrated to Toronto, Canada, in 1917 and married in that city before moving to Detroit, Michigan.

  208. Mauritz Dahlin biography
    • Both Mats and Johannes emigrated to the United States.

  209. David Eisenbud biography
    • Leonard Eisenbud's parents, Boris and Katherine Eisenbud, were Russian but had emigrated to the United States in 1902.

  210. Hertha Marks Ayrton (1854-1923)
    • One such family was that of Karl Blind, a German Jew who had emigrated to England.


History Topics

  1. Weil family
    • In these difficult and dangerous times the Reinherz family decided to leave Russia and they emigrated to Belgium in the 1880s.

  2. Ledermann interview
    • There were people like us who had emigrated.


Societies etc

  1. Kaiser Wilhelm Society
    • Some were able to continue their careers abroad, others lost their livelihoods when they emigrated and failed to find their footing in their new country.
    • In Germany there were concerns about further 'brain drain' once it became apparent that many exiled scientists would not be returning from the countries to which they had emigrated.

  2. Israel Mathematical Union
    • Following the advice of her employer, who predicted the coming disaster, she decided to leave for Paris and then emigrated to Palestine.

  3. Columbian Mathematical Society
    • As a Communist member of an anti-fascist group, he was arrested and imprisoned in 1945 and following this episode decided to emigrate to Columbia.

  4. Colombian Mathematical Society
    • As a Communist member of an anti-fascist group, he was arrested and imprisoned in 1945 and following this episode decided to emigrate to Colombia.


Honours

  1. Levitzky Prize in Algebra
    • Following the advice of her employer, who predicted the coming disaster, she decided to leave for Paris and then emigrated to Palestine.

  2. Levitzki Prize.html
    • Following the advice of her employer, who predicted the coming disaster, she decided to leave for Paris and then emigrated to Palestine.


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Additional material

  1. Kingman autobiography
    • Kingman is a commoner surname in the USA than in England, because most of the family emigrated to the American colonies in the 17th century, but obviously a few overslept and missed the boat.
    • He was to remain at Sussex, rising to be Pro-Vice-Chancellor, until he emigrated to Australia in 1977 as Vice-Chancellor of La Trobe University.

  2. Friedrich Hirzebruch addresses the 1998 ICM
    • Hermann Weyl, president of our society in 1932, emigrated to the United States in 1933.
    • In addition, I welcome Franz Alt, driven away from Vienna, who emigrated to the United States and is with us today as a guest of the DMV.

  3. Edinburgh Mathematics Examinations
    • If 1/45 of the population die or emigrate each year, and 1/30 of the population are born or immigrate each year, what will the population be at the end of 1884? .

  4. János Kemény's student years
    • Janos (John G) Kemeny was born in Budapest in 1926 and emigrated to the USA with his family in 1940.

  5. Cotlar obituary
    • "He returned to Argentina in 1953 and taught Exact Sciences," says Ciapuscio, "and donated part of his salary to the Albert Einstein Foundation every month for scholarships to young scholars until, in 1966, military intervention forced him to emigrate, first to Rutgers University, near Princeton, and then to Venezuela." .

  6. Mathematics in Chile
    • In addition, international faculty working in Chile emigrated, and mathematical progress in Chile was stalled until the beginning of the 1980s, when a massive return of mathematical doctorates abroad began.

  7. Roth Family
    • Morris Roth, born 23 May 1875, emigrated to England from Kalisz in what was then Russia but later Poland.

  8. Santalo honorary doctorate
    • I feel part of, and an interpreter of, the generations that during these centuries emigrated to those coasts, always hospitable, that like Aissa to her enchanted prince, they knew how to give us "children, a little earth, woman and a lot of love", but that never erased all in our intimate background, the remnants of the distant land.

  9. Trakhtenbrot books
    • Finally, there is a laconic suggestion of the scientific life of a prolific mathematician and scholar, the author himself, one of the seminal researchers in automata theory and logic, who eventually emigrated (to Israel) in 1980.

  10. Schur doctoral students
    • Teacher until 1933, she was dismissed (being Jewish) and emigrated to Denmark where she worked as a private secretary to Harald Bohr.


Quotations

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Famous Curves

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EMS Archive

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BMC Archive

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Gazetteer of the British Isles

  1. Oxford individuals
    • Cecil Green, a Mancunian who emigrated to Dallas and founded Texas Instruments, donated the funds for Green College, a postgraduate medical college [Oxfordshire and Oxford.

  2. St Andrews, Fife
    • His Elements of Mathematics of 1784 was popular in Scotland, but he found his income inadequate and emigrated to Jamaica in 1784.


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