Henri Cartan, 1904-2008

Henri Cartan, last surviving member of the original Bourbakistes, died on August 13. He’ll be remembered not just for his mathematical work, but also for his political engagement for human rights and European federalism. Obits:

Daily Telegraph
Die Zeit
Le Figaro
Le Monde
New York Times
Washington Post

(HT: Giuseppina Ronzitti)

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