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Published March 14, 2014 | public
Journal Article

Adriaan Cornelis Zaanen


Adriaan (Aad) Cornelis Zaanen was born on 14 June 1913 in Rotterdam as the oldest son of Pieter Zaanen and Ariaantje de Bruijn. His father was a building contractor, renovating mainly historical buildings. From 1925 until 1930, Aad attended high school in Rotterdam, where his teacher in mathematics was the brother of the well-known Dutch mathematician J.G. van der Corput. Aad Zaanen was married to Ada Jacoba van der Woude and together they had four sons. He passed away on 1 April 2003.

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