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EN Prof. Holzer set up a team of demographers and prepared them for work on the international arena. Managing demographic research in Poland and establishing ties with international researchers, Prof. Holzer contributed to the development of Polish demography and its international acclaim. The article sheds new light on the life of this internationally-renowned scholar, showing him as a wonderful man loved and admired by his students, colleagues and friends.
In a series of recollections published in a special issue of Studia Demograficzne No. Tazbir put it. He was a man of extensive scientific interests, profound knowledge and wisdom, concerned about the common good, well-wishing and showing respect for everyone around him.
These accounts yield the image of a steadfast man of indomitable spirit, faithful to his value system and principles. His reliability and responsible treatment of his duties met with general appreciation and admiration.
He always set high requirements not only for others but first of all for himself. As a result, whatever he turned his hand to was remarkably proficient.
It is still an open question whether ee is algebraic, although of course all that is lacking is a proof — no mathematician would seriously believe that ee is algebraic! The claim which has sometimes been made, however, that Euler used the letter e because it was the first letter of his name is ridiculous. A bounded infinite subset S of the real numbers possesses at least one point of accumulation p, i. E I Pogrebysskaya, The development of the ideas about dispersion of light in the seventeenth century RussianHistory and methodology of the natural sciences, No. P E Trier, Pi revisited, Bull.
Jerzy Zdzisław Holzer