#5522 Overall Influence

Henry Seely White

American mathematician

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Henry Seely White was an American mathematician. He was born in Cazenovia, New York to parents Aaron White and Isadore Maria Haight. He matriculated at Wesleyan University in Connecticut and graduated with honors in 1882 at the age of twenty-one. White excelled at Wesleyan in astronomy, ethics, Latin, logic, mathematics, and philosophy. At the university, John Monroe Van Vleck taught White mathematics and astronomy. Later, Van Vleck persuaded White to continue to study mathematics at the graduate level. Subsequently, White studied at the University of Göttingen under Klein, and received his doctorate in 1891.

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Wesleyan University

Private liberal arts college in Middletown, Connecticut

Vassar College

Private, coeducational liberal arts college in Poughkeepsie, New York, in the United States

University of Göttingen

University in the city of Göttingen, Germany

Northwestern University

Private research university with campuses in Evanston and Chicago, Illinois, United States

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#427 World Rank
Mathematics