Félix Edouard Justin Émile Borel

1871 - 1956

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Borel created the first effective theory of the measure of sets of points beginning of the modern theory of functions of a real variable.
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List of References (19 books/articles)

Some Quotations (3)

A Poster of Émile Borel

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to Émile Borel
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Speaker at International Congress1912
Speaker at International Congress1928
LMS Honorary Member1939
Lunar featuresCrater Borel
Paris street namesRue Borel and Square Borel (17th Arrondissement)


Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. Paul Walker (A history of Game Theory)
  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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