Johann Radon

Johann Karl August Radon (16 December 1887 – 25 May 1956) was an Austrian mathematician. His doctoral dissertation was on the calculus of variations (in 1910, at the University of Vienna).

Johann Radon
Radon in c. 1920
Born16 December 1887
Died25 May 1956(1956-05-25) (aged 68)
NationalityAustrian
Alma materUniversity of Vienna, Austria
Known forRadon–Hurwitz number
Radon–Nikodym theorem
Radon–Riesz property
Radon measure
Radon's theorem
Radon transform
Spouse(s)Maria Rigele (m. 1916)
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics
InstitutionsUniversity of Vienna, Austria
University of Hamburg, Germany
University of Greifswald, Germany
University of Erlangen, Germany
University of Breslau, Germany (now University of Wrocław, Poland)
Doctoral advisorGustav Ritter von Escherich
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