Nicolas Bourbaki

Born: 1935 in Paris, France

Nicolas Bourbaki is the pseudonym of a group of (mainly) French mathematicians who publish an authoritative account of contemporary mathematics.

More information is available in two articles:

Bourbaki: the pre-war years and Bourbaki: the post-war years

Article by: J J O'Connor and E F Robertson

List of References (40 books/articles)

A Quotation
Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. A Walk Around Paris

Cross-references in MacTutor

  1. History Topics: A History of Fractal Geometry
  2. History Topics: Bourbaki: the pre-war years
  3. History Topics: Bourbaki: the post-war years

Other Web sites
  1. Dictionary of Scientific Biography
  2. MathSciNet Author profile
  3. zbMATH entry

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