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Bernt Michael Holmboe

1795 - 1850

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Bernt Michael Holmboe (23 March 1795 – 28 March 1850) was a Norwegian mathematician. He was home-tutored from an early age, and was not enrolled in school until 1810. Following a short period at the Royal Frederick University, which included a stint as assistant to Christopher Hansteen, Holmboe was hired as a mathematics teacher at the Christiania Cathedral School in 1818, where he met the future renowned mathematician Niels Henrik Abel. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bernt Michael Holmboe has received more than 25,554 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Bernt Michael Holmboe is the 659th most popular mathematician (down from 420th in 2019), the 269th most popular biography from Norway (down from 166th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Norwegian Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Bernt Michael Holmboe ranks 659 out of 823Before him are Efim Zelmanov, Jean Bourgain, Otto Toeplitz, Mark Krein, Sulochana Gadgil, and Axel Thue. After him are Nikoloz Muskhelishvili, Fritz Noether, Ion Barbu, Leonard Eugene Dickson, Walter Rudin, and D. R. Kaprekar.

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Among people born in 1795, Bernt Michael Holmboe ranks 50Before him are Adolf Bernhard Marx, Rowland Hill, Benjamin Morrell, Nikolaos Mantzaros, George Peabody, and Joseph Böhm. After him are Heinrich Rose, José María Obando, Pedro María de Anaya, José Miguel de Velasco Franco, José Gregorio Monagas, and Luis José de Orbegoso. Among people deceased in 1850, Bernt Michael Holmboe ranks 50Before him are Princess Juliane Sophie of Denmark, Bashir Shihab II, Friedrich Robert Faehlmann, Johann Jakob Bernhardi, Karl Schorn, and Adoniram Judson. After him are Manuel de la Peña y Peña, Juan Martín de Pueyrredón, Valentín Canalizo, and William Kirby.

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Among people born in Norway, Bernt Michael Holmboe ranks 269 out of 927Before him are Jan P. Syse (1930), Knut Johannesen (1933), Cort Adeler (1622), Vegard Ulvang (1963), Halfdan Kjerulf (1815), and Axel Thue (1863). After him are Kristine Bonnevie (1872), Tom Henning Øvrebø (1966), Finn Ronne (1899), Erlend Loe (1969), Jens Bjørneboe (1920), and Adolph Tidemand (1814).


Among mathematicians born in Norway, Bernt Michael Holmboe ranks 10Before him are Peter Ludwig Mejdell Sylow (1832), Cato Maximilian Guldberg (1836), Caspar Wessel (1745), Viggo Brun (1885), Thoralf Skolem (1887), and Axel Thue (1863). After him are Carl Størmer (1874) and Øystein Ore (1899).