# Mathematician:Armand Borel

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## Mathematician

Swiss mathematician who worked in algebraic topology and the theory of Lie groups.

One of the creators of the contemporary theory of linear algebraic groups.

## Nationality

Swiss

## History

- Born: 21 May 1923 in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
- Died: 11 August 2003 in Princeton, New Jersey, United States

## Theorems and Definitions

- Borel-de Siebenthal Theory (with Jean de Siebenthal)
- Borel-Moore Homology (with John Coleman Moore)
- Baily-Borel Compactification (with Walter Lewis Baily Jr.)

- Borel-Bott-Weil Theorem (with AndrĂ© Abraham Weil and Raoul Bott) (also known as Borel-Weil-Bott Theorem)

Results named for **Armand Borel** can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for **Armand Borel** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1960:
*Seminar on transformation groups*