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Jakob Rosanes

Jakob Rosanes German mathematician and chess player

German mathematician and chess player
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Intro German mathematician and chess player
A.K.A. Rosanes, Jakob Rosanes
Countries Germany
Occupations Mathematician Chess player Professor Educator
Type Academia Mathematics Sports
Gender male
Birth 1842 (Brody)
Death 1922 (Wrocław)
Education University of Wrocław
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Biography

Jakob Rosanes (also Jacob; 16 August 1842 – 6 January 1922) was a German mathematician who worked on algebraic geometry and invariant theory. He was also a chess master.

Rosanes studied at University of Berlin and the University of Breslau. He obtained his doctorate from Breslau (Wrocław) in 1865 and taught there for the rest of his working life. He became professor in 1876 and rector of the university during the years 1903–1904.

Rosanes made significant contributions in Cremona transformations.

Notable chess games

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