Date of Birth: 09/11/1885
Place of birth: Elmshorn
He graduated from the University of Gottingen (1908). The student of Hilbert. In 1913-1930 years - Professor of the Zurich Polytechnic Institute in 1930-1933 years - Professor of the University of Gottingen, in 1933 after the Nazis came to power, he emigrated to the United States, working at Princeton at the Institute for Advanced Study (Institute for Advanced Study).
Works devoted to trigonometric series and series of orthogonal functions, the theory of functions of complex variable, differential and integral equations. He introduced the theory of numbers t. N. "The amounts of Weil." The most significant work of Weyl algebra (in the theory of continuous groups and their representations) and the theory of functions of complex variables (where his book in 1913