Emanuel Lasker

1868 - 1941

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Lasker became World Chess Champion in 1894 and held the championship until 1921. In mathematics he introduced the notion of a primary ideal.
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  1. Obituary: The Times


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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. Barnet Chess Club
  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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