|Birthname||Moritz Werner Fenchel|
|born on||3 May 1905 at 02:00 (= 02:00 AM )|
|Place||Berlin, Germany, 52n29, 13e21|
|Timezone||CET h1e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||11°55' 24°06 Asc. 12°39'|
German-born Danish mathematician known for his contributions to geometry and to optimization theory. Fenchel established the basic results of convex analysis and nonlinear optimization theory which would, in time, serve as the foundation for nonlinear programming.
A German-born Jew and early refugee from Nazi suppression of intellectuals, Fenchel lived most of his life in Denmark. Fenchel's monographs and lecture notes are considered influential.
His younger brother was the Israeli architect Heinz Fenchel. In December 1933, Werner Fenchel married fellow German refugee mathematician Käte Sperling. He died on 24 January 1988 at age 82 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
- associate relationship with Landau, Edmund (born 14 February 1877)
- spouse relationship with Fenchel, Käte (born 21 December 1905). Notes: 1933-1983
- (has as) teacher relationship with Bieberbach, Ludwig (born 4 December 1886)
- (has as) teacher relationship with Schrödinger, Erwin (born 12 August 1887)
Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Berlin archives.
- Traits : Mind : Education extensive (PhD)
- Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (Käte Fenchel)
- Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Grant, Scholarship, etc.
- Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Refugee)
- Vocation : Education : Researcher
- Vocation : Education : Teacher
- Vocation : Science : Mathematics/ Statistics
- Notable : Famous : First in Field
- Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator