Prof. Ludwig Hopf

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    THE death of Prof. Ludwig Hopf occurred on December 21 at Dublin, only a few months after he had been appointed lecturer in applied mathematics at Trinity College, Dublin. Dr. Hopf went as a refugee to Cambridge in April 1939, after having lost his position as professor of applied mathematics at the Technische Hochschule, Aachen, on racial grounds soon after the Nazis came into power. He had been on the staff of the Hochschule since 1914 and had become one of its most popular teachers.

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    Prof. Ludwig Hopf. Nature 145, 379–380 (1940). https://doi.org/10.1038/145379a0

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