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Andre Weil

Biography of Andre Weil Andre Weil was born on May 6, 1906 in Paris. After studying mathematics at the Ecole Normale Superieure and receiving a doctoral degree from the University of Paris in 1928, he held professorial positions in India, France, the United States and Brazil before being appointed to the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton in 1958, where he remained until he died on August 6, 1998. Andre Weil's work laid the foundation for abstract algebraic geometry and the modern theory...See more