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George Birkhoff

died 78 years ago

12 November 1944

George Birkhoff was an American mathematician who was educated at Chicago and Harvard. He became a Professor at Harvard. His most important work was the Ergodic Theorem he discovered in 1931.

Find out more at: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Birkhoff/