Alexander Wilhelm von Brill (20 September 1842 – 8 June 1935) was a German mathematician.

Born in Darmstadt, Hesse, he attended University of Giessen where he earned his doctorate under supervision of Alfred Clebsch. He held a chair at the University of Tübingen, where Max Planck was among his students.

Alexander von Brill

See also

Chasles–Cayley–Brill formula

Brill–Noether theory

External links

O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Alexander von Brill", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews.

Alexander von Brill at the Mathematics Genealogy Project

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