MATY\'{A}\v{S} LERCH (1860-1922)



2010 Mathematics Subject Classification:

01A55, 01A60.


Gabriel Blažek, Charles Hermite, Matyaš Lerch, Prague Polytechnic,  František Josef Studnička, Eduard Weyr,  Emil Weyr, University of Brno, University of Fribourg.


We describe the life and career of Matyaš Lerch, one of the most prominent Czech mathematician on the turn of 19th and 20th century. We give a short family background, proceeding to his studies at the Prague Polytechnic, his assistantship years there, forced departure to Swiss Fribourg, and return back to Bohemia.

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Vol. 8 (16), 2013