This information was taken from the Mathematics Genealogy Project.
- Me: William Edwin Clark,
Ph.D. Tulane University, 1964.
- My Advisor: Alfred
Hoblitzelle Clifford, Ph.D. California Institute of Technology 1933.
- Clifford's Advisor: Eric Temple
Advisor: Frank Nelson
- Cole's Advisor: C. Felix
Klein, Ph.D. Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms- Universität Bonn
- Klein's Advisors: Rudolf
Otto Sigismund Lipschitz, Ph.D. Universität Berlin
1853 and Julius Plücker, Ph.D. Universität Marburg
- Lipschitz' Advisor: Gustav
Peter Lejeune Dirichlet.
- Dirichlet's Advisors:
Simeon Denis Poisson and Jean-Baptiste Joseph Fourier.
- Advisor of both Fourier and
Poisson: Joseph Louis Lagrange.
- Lagrange (1736-1813)
apparently was self-taught and had no advisor.
Since I wrote the above more links have been added
to the Mathematics Genealogy Project and I can now trace my ancestory back to
For more information on some of the mathematicians
listed above see:
MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive. by
John J. O'Connor and Edmund F. Robertson, St Andrews University,
History of Mathematics by David