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Bled
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Josip Plemelj

Bled 1873 - Ljubljana 1967
Slovenian mathematician; the first rector of the University of Ljubljana
(Wikipedia)
Zdenko Kalin
1973

Bled /  Josip Plemelj   Bled /  Josip Plemelj

Description

Bronze bust, placed at the centenary of Plemelj's birth. The particularity of the inscription on the base are two formulas whose meaning is not immediately evident, especially because the symbols are not explained nor the conditions for application are mentioned.

Bled - Josip Plemelj

Inscription(s)

JOSIP PLEMELJ
1873-1967
doma iz kmečke hiše na bledu
ustvarjalec in učitelj matematike
začetnik slovenske matematične šole

matematika mi je bila življenska
potreba in umetniški užitek

JOSIP PLEMELJ
1873-1967
From a rural house in Bled
he created and teached mathematics
and founded the Slovenian school for mathematics

I have always found mathematics as
my life's need and source of pleasure

Sculptor

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Locatie (N 46°22'14" - E 14°6'35")

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