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

Author:

\v{S}tefan~PORUBSK\'{Y}

2010 Mathematics Subject Classification:

01A55, 01A60.

Keywords:

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

Abstract:

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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Poru-2013

Vol. 8 (16), 2013