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Author photo. K. W. Gruenberg. Photo by Konrad Jacobs.

K. W. Gruenberg. Photo by Konrad Jacobs.

K. W. Gruenberg (1928–2007)

Author of Linear Geometry

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Came to England at the age of 10. Studied under Philip Hall at Cambridge. Assistant Lecturer in Mathematics, Queen Mary College (later Queen Mary and Westfield), London University 1953-55, Lecturer 1957-61, Reader 1961-67, Professor of Pure Mathematics 1967-93 (Emeritus); Commonwealth Fund Fellow 1955-57; twice married (one son, one daughter). His particular interest in algebra was group theory, on which he published three books and numerous papers. For a good non-technical obituary see http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obi...

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