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Cecilia Krieger

was born 129 years ago

9 April 1894

Cypra Cecilia Krieger Dunaj was the first woman to earn a PhD in mathematics from a Canadian university and only the third person to be awarded a mathematics doctorate in Canada. She is best known for her English translation of Sierpinski's Introduction to General Topology (1934) and General Topology (1952)

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