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Diederik Korteweg

died 81 years ago

10 May 1941

Diederik Korteweg was a Dutch mathematician with wide interests, now best-known as the joint discoverer of the Korteweg-de Vries equation for solitary waves.

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