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Abraham Fraenkel

German-born Israeli mathematician

Died when: 74 years 240 days (895 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius

 

Abraham Fraenkel

Abraham Fraenkel (Hebrew: אברהם הלוי (אדולף) פרנקל‎;February 17, 1891 – October 15, 1965) was a German-born Israeli mathematician.He was an early Zionist and the first Dean of Mathematics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

He is known for his contributions to axiomatic set theory, especially his additions to Ernst Zermelo's axioms, which resulted in the Zermelo–Fraenkel set theory.


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