David Hilbert 1862-1943

  title={David Hilbert 1862-1943},
  author={Hermann Weyl},
  journal={Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={547 - 553}
  • H. Weyl
  • Published 1 November 1944
  • History
  • Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society
David Hilbert, upon whom the world looked during the last decades as the greatest of the living mathematicians, died in Gottingen, Germany, on 14 February 1943. At the age of eighty-one he succumbed to a compound fracture of the thigh brought about by a domestic accident. Hilbert was born on 23 January 1862, in the city of Konigsberg in East Prussia. He was descended from a family which had long been settled there and had brought forth a series of physicians and judges. During his entire life… Expand
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