Waclaw Sierpinski
died 48 years ago
21st October 1969

Waclaw Sierpinski's most important work is in the area of set theory, point set topology and number theory. In set theory he made important contributions to the axiom of choice and to the continuum hypothesis.

Find out more at:
http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Mathematicians/Sierpinski.html