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Hurewicz, Witold

Withold Hurevich (1904-1956) was a Polish mathematician who emigrated in the US before WWII.

He died during an outing at the International Symposium on Algebraic Topology in Uxmal, Mexico after tripping and falling off the top of a Mayan ziggurat.

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Revised on January 30, 2010 at 00:17:20 by joyal