## Mittag-Leffler, (Magnus) Gösta (1846–1927)Acta
Mathematica, and was its chief editor for 45 years. He studied in Paris
under Charles Hermite and in Berlin under
Karl Weierstrass, and made significant
contributions to analysis. His best known
work concerned the analytic representation of a one-valued function and
culminated in the Mittag-Leffler theorem. Since he took
a special interest in Georg Cantor's discoveries
much of Cantor's work was published in Acta Mathematica. Inscribed
on the mantelpiece of Mittag-Leffler's home – now a research institute
– in Djursholm is the epitaph: "Number is the beginning and end of
thought. Thought gave birth to number but reaches not beyond. ML 1903" ## Related category• MATHEMATICIANS | ||||||

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