Schwarz, Hermann Amandus

Schwarz, Hermann Amandus


Born Jan. 25, 1843, in Hermsdorf; died Nov. 30, 1921, in Berlin. German mathematician. Member of the Berlin Academy of Sciences (1893).

Schwarz’ early works were devoted to the study of minimal surfaces. He obtained important results in the theory of conformal mappings. Schwarz proposed a solution of the Dirichlet problem for arbitrary bounding curves.


Geseammelte mathematische Abhandlungen, vols. 1–2. Berlin, 1890.


Mises, R. von. “Hermann Amandus Schwarz.” Zeitschrift für angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik, 1921, vol. 1, p. 494.
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