Leonard Eugene Dickson
1874

1954
country of citizenship: United States of America
languages spoken, written or signed: English
educated at: University of Chicago, University of Texas at Austin
occupation: mathematician, historian of mathematics, university teacher
award received: Cole Prize, Newcomb Cleveland Prize
student of: George Bruce Halsted
Leonard Eugene Dickson (January 22, 1874 – January 17, 1954) was an American mathematician. He was one of the first American researchers in abstract algebra, in particular the theory of finite fields and classical groups, and is also remembered for a threevolume history of number theory, History of the Theory of Numbers. The L. E. Dickson instructorships at the University of Chicago Department of Mathematics are named after him. Source: Wikipedia (en)
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