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Karel Petr

Karel Petr (Czech: [ˈkarɛl ˈpɛtr̩] ; 14 June 1868, Zbyslav, Austria-Hungary – 14 February 1950, Prague, Czechoslovakia) was one of the most renowned Czech mathematicians of the first half of the 20th century.

Eduard Čech was a doctoral student of Petr in Charles University, Prague. Petr's doctoral students also included Bohumil Bydžovský and Václav Hlavatý.

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