Born On This Day ~ March 23 ~ Emmy Noether ~ German Mathematician

Born: March 23, 1882 (Erlangen Germany)
Died: April 14, 1935 (Bryn Mawr, Lower Merion Township, PA)

Famous For/Known For:
German mathematician

A Little About Emmy Noether:
Born Amalie Emmy Noether

to Max Noether who was a mathematics professor.

Emmy attended a finishing school where she studied French and English.

In 1900 she passed the certified examination to teach French and English at schools for women.

Emmy decided to pursue mathematics and became a student at the University of Erlanger where she studied for two years. She obtained a PH. D in mathematics in 1907.

For eight years Emmy worked at the Mathematical Institute of Erlange.  Being a woman, a Jew and a social democrat kept her from being able to acknowledge herself as a professor. She also worked without pay.

In 1921 Emmy published, Theory of Ideals in Ring Domains.

From 1930-1933 Emmy was the center of mathematical analysis at Gottingen. She was known to be an remarkable mathematician and her research helped with many important mathematical developments.

Due to the Nazis power in Germany many Jewish professors, such as Emmy, were removed from their job position.

In 1933 Emmy moved to the United States and taught at the Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania where she received salary and could identify as a faculty member.

Emmy Noether died from surgical complications at the age of 53.

Books About/Written By Emmy Noether:

Emmy Noether: The Most Important Mathematician You’ve Never Heard Of

Emmy Noether – Mathematician Extraordinaire

Emmy Noether: The Mother Of Modern Algebra

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