Minkowski, Hermann

   German mathe-matician. Born in Lithuania, his parents went to Germany when he was eight. He studied at the University of Konigsberg and taught at the University of Bonn, later becoming a professor at the University of Gottingen.

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  • MINKOWSKI, HERMANN — (1864–1909), German mathematician. Minkowski, who was born in Alexoten, Lithuania, was taken to Koenigsberg, Germany, by his parents when he was eight years old. He held chairs of mathematics at Koenigsberg in 1895, Zurich in 1896, and in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Minkowski , Hermann — (1864–1909) Russian–German mathematician Minkowski was born at Alexotas in Russia to parents of German origin. In 1872 the family returned to Germany, settling in Königsberg (now Kaliningrad). Minkowski studied alongside David Hilbert at the… …   Scientists

  • Minkowski, Hermann — ▪ German mathematician born June 22, 1864, Aleksotas, Russian Empire [now in Kaunas, Lithuania] died Jan. 12, 1909, Göttingen, Germany       German mathematician who developed the geometrical theory of numbers and who made numerous contributions… …   Universalium

  • Minkowski, Hermann — ► (1864 1909) Matemático y físico lituano. Es autor de unos trabajos que permitieron una interpretación geométrica de la teoría de la relatividad restringida de Einstein, recurriendo a un espacio de cuatro dimensiones …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Minkowski — Minkowski, Hermann …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Hermann Minkowski — (* 22. Juni 1864 in Aleksotas, damals Russland (heute Kaunas, Litauen); † 12. Januar 1909 in Göttingen) war ein deutscher Mathematiker und Physike …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hermann Minkowski — Nacimiento 22 de junio de 1864 Kaunas, Lituania (antiguamente Aleksot …   Wikipedia Español

  • MINKOWSKI (H.) — MINKOWSKI HERMANN (1864 1909) Mathématicien allemand né en Russie, à Alexoten, et mort à Göttingen. Hermann Minkowski habita Königsberg dès sa plus tendre enfance, et il fit ses études universitaires à Königsberg et à Berlin. De 1887 à 1902, il… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Minkowski — (Hermann) (1864 1909) mathématicien lituanien. Il fonda une géométrie des nombres …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Hermann Minkowski — Infobox Scientist name = Hermann Minkowski |300px caption = birth date = birth date|1864|6|22|mf=y birth place = Aleksotas, Kaunas, Lithuania, Russian Empire death date = death date and age|1909|1|12|1864|6|22|mf=y death place = Göttingen,… …   Wikipedia

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