William Birnbaum

was born 117 years ago

18 October 1903

Zygmunt Wilhelm Birnbaum was a Polish-born American mathematician and statistician who contributed to functional analysis, nonparametric testing and estimation, probability inequalities, survival distributions, competing risks, and reliability theory.

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