|A.K.A.||Кнезер Мартин, Martin Kneser|
|Was||Mathematician Professor Educator|
|Birth||21 January 1928, Greifswald, Germany|
|Death||16 February 2004, Göttingen, Germany (aged 76 years)|
He obtained his PhD in 1950 from Humboldt University of Berlin with the dissertation: Über den Rand von Parallelkörpern. His advisor was Erhard Schmidt.
His name has been given to Kneser graphs which he studied in 1955. He also gave a simplified proof of the Fundamental theorem of algebra.
Kneser was an Invited Speaker of the ICM in 1962 at Stockholm. His main publications were on quadratic forms and algebraic groups.