# Paul Koebe

**Paul Koebe** (15 February 1882 – 6 August 1945) was a 20th-century German mathematician. His work dealt exclusively with the complex numbers, his most important results being on the uniformization of Riemann surfaces in a series of four papers in 1907–1909. He did his thesis at Berlin, where he worked under Hermann Schwarz. He was an extraordinary professor at Leipzig from 1910 to 1914, then an ordinary professor at the University of Jena before returning to Leipzig in 1926 as an ordinary professor. He died in Leipzig.

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Paul Koebe (1930) | |

Born | |

Died | 6 August 1945 63) | (aged

Nationality | German |

Alma mater | University of Berlin |

Known for | Koebe function Koebe 1/4 theorem |

Awards | Ackermann–Teubner Memorial Award (1922) |

Scientific career | |

Fields | Mathematics |

Institutions | University of Leipzig University of Jena |

Academic advisors | Hermann Schwarz Friedrich Schottky |

Notable students | Alfred Fischer Karl Georgi Georg Feigl C. Herbert Grötzsch Ernst Graeser Walter Brödel Jaroslav Tagamlitski |

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## References

- "Notes".
*Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society*. Providence, Rhode Island: American Mathematical Society.**29**(5): 235. May 1923. doi:10.1090/S0002-9904-1923-03715-4.

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