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Marie-Hélène Schwartz

died 9 years ago

5 January 2013

Marie-Hélène Schwartz was the daughter of Paul Lévy and the wife of Laurent Schwartz. She lived through very difficult times but went on to have an outstanding career at the University of Lille. She worked on functions of a complex variable, Ahlfors theory, the Poincaré-Hopf theorem, and finally characteristic classes of singular varieties.

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