Letter from Pavel Exner, President of the European Mathematical Society

download PDF of letterWith great sadness the European Mathematical Society has learned of the tragic deaths of John Nash and his wife Alicia. This came a mere four days after Professor Nash received the Abel Prize from the hands of the Norwegian King and we were able to express to him congratulations of the whole European mathematical community. It is hard to believe that this great mathematician has left us so abruptly. The memory of John Nash will live on, in the diverse and deep results with which he has so enriched our subject. We send our condolences to all of his and Alicia’s family and friends.

On behalf of the European Mathematical Society,

Pavel Exner