# Fritz Peter

**Fritz Peter** (1899–1949) was a German mathematician who helped prove the Peter–Weyl theorem. He was a student of Hermann Weyl, and later became headmaster of a secondary school (Hawkins 2000, p.502).

## Publications

- Peter, F.; Weyl, H. (1927), "Die Vollständigkeit der primitiven Darstellungen einer geschlossenen kontinuierlichen Gruppe",
*Math. Ann.*,**97**: 737–755, doi:10.1007/BF01447892.

## References

- Hawkins, Thomas (2000),
*Emergence of the theory of Lie groups*, Sources and Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences, Berlin, New York: Springer-Verlag, ISBN 978-0-387-98963-1, MR 1771134

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