Dickstein
# Samuel Dickstein

### Born: 12 May 1851
in Warsaw, Poland

Died: 29 Sept 1939
in Warsaw, Poland

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In 1905 **Samuel Dickstein** was a founder of the Warsaw Scientific Society and he was important in the development of the Polish Mathematical Society. He became professor of mathematics at Warsaw in 1919.
His work was mostly in algebra and the history of mathematics. In particular Dickstein wrote an important monograph on Wronski in 1896. He died in the Nazi bombing of Warsaw in 1939 and all his family died during the German occupation of Poland.

**References (3 books/articles)**

JOC/EFR December 1996