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Beno Eckmann
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Birth: Mar. 31, 1917
Bern, Switzerland
Death: Nov. 25, 2008
Zürich, Switzerland

Beno Eckmann-He was a Swiss mathematician who was a student of Heinz Hopf. Born in Bern, Eckmann received his master's degree from Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETH) in 1939. Later he studied there under Heinz Hopf, obtaining his Ph.D. in 1941. Eckmann was the 2008 recipient of the Albert Einstein Medal. Calabi–Eckmann manifolds, Eckmann–Hilton duality, the Eckmann–Hilton argument, and the Eckmann–Shapiro lemma are named after Eckmann. Eckmann's son is mathematical physicist Jean-Pierre Eckmann. Beno died in 2008. 
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Record added: Sep 07, 2013
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Beno Eckmann
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