# Anton Kotzig

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**Anton Kotzig** (22 October 1919 – 20 April 1991) was a Slovak–Canadian mathematician, expert in statistics, combinatorics and graph theory.

Slovak-Canadian mathematician

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Anton Kotzig | |
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Born | (1919-10-22)22 October 1919 |

Died | 20 April 1991(1991-04-20) (aged 71) Montreal, Quebec, Canada |

Nationality | Slovak–Canadian |

Alma mater | Comenius University in Bratislava |

Scientific career | |

Fields | Mathematics |

The Ringel–Kotzig conjecture on graceful labeling of trees is named after him and Gerhard Ringel. Kotzig's theorem on the degrees of vertices in convex polyhedra is also named after him.