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ArmandBorel (19232003)
 

Summary: ArmandBorel
(1923­2003)
James Arthur, Enrico Bombieri, Komaravolu
Chandrasekharan, Friedrich Hirzebruch, Gopal Prasad,
Jean-Pierre Serre, Tonny A. Springer, and Jacques Tits
498 NOTICES OF THE AMS VOLUME 51, NUMBER 5
Jean-Pierre Serre
The Swiss mathematician Armand Borel died
August 11, 2003, in Princeton from a rapidly evolv-
ing cancer. Few foreign mathematicians had as
many connections with France. He was a student
of Leray, he took part in the Cartan seminar, and
he published more than twenty papers in collabo-
ration with our colleagues Lichnerowicz and Tits,
as well as with me. He was a member of Bourbaki
for more than twenty years, and he became a for-
eign member of the Académie des Sciences in 1981.
French mathematicians feel that it is one of their
own who has died.
He was born in La Chaux-de-Fonds in 1923 and

  

Source: Arthur, James G. - Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

 

Collections: Mathematics