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# Tobias Dantzig

*Tobias Dantzig* (1884 - 1956) Latvian mathematician, the father of George Dantzig, author of Number: The Language of Science.

Dantzig began his formal studies in Paris with Henri PoincarĂ©. With his wife he moved the United States where she bore him George. After earning a Ph.D. in mathematics from Indiana University, he taught at the University of Maryland.

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