Leon Mirsky

Leonid Mirsky (19 December 1918 Russia – 1 December 1983 Sheffield, England) was a Russian-British mathematician who worked in number theory, linear algebra, and combinatorics.[1][2][3][4] Mirsky's theorem is named after him.

Leon Mirsky
Born(1918-12-19)19 December 1918
Died1 December 1983(1983-12-01) (aged 64)
Nationality Russian
Alma materUniversity of Sheffield
King's College, London
Known forMirsky's theorem
Mirsky–Newman theorem
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Sheffield

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